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AFT Detroit statement regarding Detroit Board of Education Superintendent Selection Process

“The American Federation of Teachers Detroit, at the request of its members, today called on the Detroit Board of Education to extend Interim Superintendent Alycia Meriweather an opportunity to interview as a finalist for the Detroit Public Schools Community District superintendent position. 68 more words


Detroit Debates Value Of Charter Schools

Detroit’s Collegiate Academy-Northwestern High School on March 8 hosted the NAACP’s latest public hearing on education quality, reports the Detroit Free Press.

It was the fifth stop of a nationwide tour led by the organization’s National Task Force for Quality Education, which… 535 more words



Breithaupt Career and Technical Center enrolls high school students in grades 10-12 from Detroit Public schools and surrounding districts and students that are home taught. They are located at 9300 Hubbell in Detroit. 145 more words


All hail our heroes

As our righteous fight to save our public schools approaches the final battle, it is fitting that those unsung heroes who have kept the torch of justice aflame throughout the past decade-and-a-half of DPS’ unwarranted and Jim Crowist state takeover  become lauded in this column.  592 more words


Cass Tech boys basketball breaks through to win PSL title

Detroit Cass Tech’s boys basketball team found a steady shooting rhythm and won its first Detroit Public School League championship in nearly two decades on Saturday. 325 more words


Count Day Incentives Offered For Detroit School Students

DETROIT (AP) — A private ice skating party and song-writing workshops are among incentives being offered to Detroit schools with the highest attendance on Count Day. 97 more words


DFT’s Ivy Bailey aims to “put children first”

Ivy Bailey was recently elected to a full term as Detroit Federation of Teachers president. She is also a vice president of AFT Michigan. Bailey earned a bachelor of science degree in special education from Calvin College and a master’s degree in special education from the University of Maryland College Park. 856 more words