April 10, 2018 | Erin Einhorn
In 2015, Detroit posted the worst NAEP test scores in the nation. Two years later, scores are worse.
April 3, 2018 | Erin Einhorn
The Detroit school district has been using a curriculum that’s ‘an injustice to the children of Detroit’ — but it’s not alone.
February 8, 2018 | Erin Einhorn
Group wants more money for students living in poverty and disabilities. But will it fly?
December 12, 2017 | Erin Einhorn
The state has placed more than three dozen struggling schools on notice: Improve, or else. Can Alisanda Woods beat the clock?
October 26, 2017 | Erin Einhorn
Rampant turnover has schools yearning for teachers and turning to bonuses and penalties. Research shows the instability is bad for kids.
September 14, 2017 | Erin Einhorn
Detroit’s new superintendent only gets three hours’ sleep per night. There’s no time to waste if he’s going to fix a district pushed to the brink.
June 15, 2017 | Erin Einhorn
This is what it’s like to teach in a classroom with too many children, books that don’t arrive until March, and no help because there not enough teachers.
April 27, 2017 | Erin Einhorn
Nikolai Vitti, the incoming superintendent from Florida, faces some age-old Detroit problems: overcrowded classrooms, historically low student achievement, and the burden of replacing a popular predecessor. Here’s what insiders suggest he should tackle first.