I posted the print version of this story a few weeks ago. Here is the completed video version!
It was 12 years ago last week since the tragic events of Sept. 11. Now, as the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are winding down, soldiers are returning home to begin new lives, and some are enrolling in school. What that means for Grand Valley State University is that there are more student veterans, […]
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 […]
Earlier this summer, some students at Ann Arbor high schools were told they would have to pay for their optional last class of the day. Many students take music, art, drama, or additional academics during an optional seventh hour. Starting in the fall, the school district plans to charge students $100 for the seventh period class. The American […]
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 […]