Detroit Public Schools Community District

“We recognize coming to college is an investment,” said Wayne State University President Kimberly Andrews Espy of efforts to help students afford college.

Superintendent Nikolai Vitti says it is now a matter of agreeing on “the details, not the big issues.”

Detroit Superintendent Nikolai Vitti hopes to sustain long-term funding for literacy programs supported by the settlement money.

Superintendent says tough decisions made last year have put the district on solid financial ground.

Teachers at Thirkell Elementary-Middle School in Detroit have complained about the now-suspended principal at recent school board meetings.

Detroit school leaders want action to keep pot edibles away from kids

Detroit students have more options for summer classes this year

Superintendent Nikolai Vitti said complaints aired in public meetings over the years illustrate the need for coaching for district leaders.

The Detroit school district last week approved extending the superintendent’s term to 2028.

The focus of the spending of the literacy lawsuit settlement money is on hiring academic interventionists, but the district might have a tough time hiring them.

Detroit Superintendent Nikolai Vitti said the district needs names to go with the allegations in order to investigate them.

Sherry Gay-Dagnogo cast the lone dissenting vote on Superintendent Nikolai Vitti’s contract extension, citing the timing of the vote.

NAF, an education nonprofit, operates 30 career academies in 20 high schools in the Detroit Public Schools Community District

Advocates say Davis Aerospace Technical High School – one of few training centers for student pilots in Michigan — is a critical resource for helping to address a national shortage of pilots.

Advocates say a recent wave of migrants and refugees to southeast Michigan have brought new students to Detroit schools. Here are the steps the district is taking to meet their needs in the short- and long-term.

Friends of the Children works with kids who have adverse childhood experiences that include experiencing violence, abuse or neglect, having a parent who is addicted to drugs or alcohol or being placed in the foster care system.

The Detroit school board now must decide how it will spend the $94.4 million in literacy lawsuit settlement money.

Marie Feagins is the first outside leader to direct Tennessee’s largest school district since it was created through a merger a decade ago.

Last year, the Detroit Public Schools Community District was only able to offer limited summer programs for students who needed to catch up.

Some Detroit parents say the process of being screened to volunteer is tedious and may deter others from getting involved.