Which is where a new program from Wayne State University comes in - a Teaching Residency for Urban Education - or the TRUE Project.
Michigan has the most number of engineers per capita in America but what about the future? Look no further than Durfee Elementary in Detroit to find innovators who aren't even old enough to drive -- yet their solutions will impress you.
The Detroit Public Schools Community District has a number of proposed changes being made by its superintendent. The amendments to the current system would reorganize the district in an effort to save money. However, the Detroit Federation of Teachers still has concerns about what the reorganization would mean for its membership.
Changes - and not closings - are being proposed for Detroit Public Schools Community District.
Superintendent of Detroit Schools Dr. Nikolai Vitti is three years into his position at the district which is coming out of federal oversight for the first time in years.
A parent heard about what happened in class and wrote a Facebook post about it - and it struck a chord with a lot of Detroiters. It also got the attention of some school board members who called the allegations deeply concerning and unacceptable.
The Detroit school board is digging in against the Lansing DPS rescue plan
Despite her own health challenges, Hayleigh Baptista was just 6 years old when she started filling backpacks for local kids in need.
Gov. Rick Snyder is expected to sign a $617 million rescue package for Detroit Public Schools. But the plan has a lot of critics both in Lansing and here in Detroit.