Erin Einhorn

As their students cope with violence and fear, this Detroit Head Start network began group sessions that use reflective supervision to help teachers cope with secondary trauma.
A policy brief by Michigan State University researchers finds that teachers of color are more likely than their white peers to receive low ratings on annual evaluations.
Faced with one of the nation’s highest chronic absence rates, the Detroit district is spending $9 million to focus on attendence and get students back to class.
In future years, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said she’d like to see a more substantial overhaul to the way Michigan schools are funded.
In an interview with Chalkbeat, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer laid out an ambitious timeline for offering preschool to all Michigan four-year-olds.
The Community Education Commission in Detroit is moving forward with a plan to assign A-F letter grades to every school in the city, holding its ground in a battle over who defines what a good school looks like in Michigan.
Michigan’s new governor called for “bold” changes to the way schools are funded — though she’s not saying what those changes could be.
Federal funding for child care in Michigan got an unexpected boost, with a $63 million increase last year. Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan wants to use it for universal pre-kindergarten, but advocates have other suggestions.
Parents from Detroit, Flint, and Grand Rapids plan to converge on the capitol next week for an “Early Education 101” session with lawmakers that organizers say is the first significant early-childhood event to be held in the capitol in about a decade.