Appeals court: Detroit students have fundamental right to education

The Detroit News Christine Ferretti and Beth LeBlanc The Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled Thursday that Detroit students have a fundamental but limited right to basic minimum education and have standing to sue the state for alleged violations of that right....
Funding First Responders in Detroit’s literacy crisis

Funding First Responders in Detroit’s literacy crisis

Mark Reuss president of General Motors and Pamela Good Executive Director of Beyond Basics talk about the silent epidemic across school districts, the literacy crisis. Reuss and Good talk about the importance of funding this crisis and implementing it in order for...
GM gives $1 million grant to Beyond Basics tutoring campaign

GM gives $1 million grant to Beyond Basics tutoring campaign

A $1 million grant from General Motors Co. to nonprofit Beyond Basics will support literacy-building efforts for hundreds of high school students in Detroit Public Schools Community District. With the GM grant, Beyond Basics has raised over $3 million or half of the...
GM Donates $1 million to Beyond Basics Be The Solution Campaign

GM Donates $1 million to Beyond Basics Be The Solution Campaign

We are excited to announce GM’s donation to Beyond Basics Be the Solution Campaign. This donation will benefit 500 Detroit Public School High School students in their journey to literacy. The press conference was held Monday, February 3rd, 2020 at Mumford high school,...