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Detroit Charter

Detroit's New Charter Schools Break The Mold

modeld | Amy Kuras | Posted 08.13.2013 | Detroit

This article originally appeared in the August 13, 2013 edition of Model D. It's known as The Schools Question, because all of us who don’t beat ...

David Sands

Detroit Charter School Could Go Union | David Sands | Posted 12.22.2012 | Detroit

Charter schools could be the next frontier for Michigan teacher's unions determined to keep organizing in the wake of recent right-to-work legislation...

These Are Your New City Council Districts

The Huffington Post | Simone Landon | Posted 02.16.2012 | Detroit

Detroit City Council voted Thursday to approve one of four possible options to draw new districts for city residents. The districts will govern electi...

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

Could Detroit's Charter Finally Provide Relief To City's Crippling Auto Insurance Rates? | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 01.09.2012 | Detroit

A provision in Detroit's new city charter could create a system to combat the crippling and often discriminatory high cost of auto insurance for city ...

David Sands

Detroit Charter's New Rules Could Shake Up City Council | David Sands | Posted 01.04.2012 | Detroit

Starting with the 2013 election, Detroit voters will elect City Council members by geographic districts, according to new guidelines established in th...

Where's The Green For Detroit City Charter's Green Initiatives?

The Huffington Post | David Sands | Posted 01.02.2012 | Detroit

During the drafting of Detroit's new City Charter, language calling for green initiatives, sustainable technology and an expanded recycling program ge...

A New Charter and a New Opportunity

Vincent M Keenan | Posted 01.17.2012 | Detroit
Vincent M Keenan

We've been told we're on the edge so many times that it feels like Detroit is as much on the edge of existence as on the straits of the Detroit River. Yet, if there is one common thread that ties Detroiters together it is resolve.