June 19, 2019 | Koby Levin
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s plans for free preschool for all 4-year-olds depends on attracting more qualified teachers. That may be difficult since many make less than workers at McDonald’s.
May 31, 2019 | Koby Levin
A philanthropic initiative is pumping millions into childcare in Detroit — and hiring someone to accelerate the process.
May 6, 2019 | Koby Levin
Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos says Michigan needs more choice, despite mixed record of charter schools.
April 3, 2019 | Koby Levin
Southwest Detroit Community School opened with high hopes and deep funding in 2013. But the charter school has suffered a revolving door of teachers and administrators, and parents are leaving in droves.
November 16, 2018 | Koby Levin
A Bridge Magazine and Chalkbeat forum searches for solutions to fix Detroit's persistent problems with students changing classes.
October 26, 2018 | Koby Levin
The Democratic gubernatorial candidate said she would push for increased regulation of charter schools in Detroit if elected in November.
Candidates for Michigan governor say they can help crisis of Detroit kids switching schools too often, tanking test scores.
August 29, 2018 | Koby Levin
Detroit schools saw just a small fraction of its students post a passing score in English Language Arts and math. But new leaders say their changes are only now starting to be implemented.
July 10, 2018 | Koby Levin
A decade of funding cuts have eliminated play time at Detroit schools serving 6,000 kids. But new leaders say hiring more teachers should eliminate the problem.