Report card: Detroit schools improving, still work to do

A coalition of education, philanthropic and civic groups has released its annual score card for Detroit’s schools. Excellent Schools Detroit evaluated more than 200 K-12 schools in the city of Detroit. Giving them a letter grade, schools earning a C+ or better were recommended as excellent schools. Twenty-five percent, or 51 schools, received this grade. While that […]

Detroit teacher faces controversial termination by the EAA

One year ago, Brooke Harris made headlines when she was fired from her teaching job in Flint for helping students create a fundraiser for the family of Trayvon Martin. Now, Harris is in trouble with another employer. Earlier this month, she was fired from her teaching position at Detroit’s Mumford High School. That’s one of the schools under […]