DETROIT NEWS – DPSCD chief wants fresh start for literacy curriculum

Literacy is an educational milestone that remains elusive for some school children in Detroit. At Mumford High School and Academy, only 10 percent of freshmen are ready to crack open William Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet” and get to work digesting text from the...
Detroit News: Stop the school reform merry-go-round

Detroit News: Stop the school reform merry-go-round

Education leaders should take a lesson from the medical world. The overprescription of antibiotics has led to a growing resistance to the life-saving drug. Similarly, the constant stream of school reform plans has had this effect on learning. “We are getting...
DPS 3 finalists for superintendent post

DPS 3 finalists for superintendent post

Detroit school board names 3 finalists for superintendent post By Crain’s Detroit Business After conducting a nationwide search, the Detroit Public Schools Community District on Saturday announced three finalists for superintendent: Nikolai Vitti, superintendent...