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It Just Got Easier For Detroit Students To Pay For College

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 03.25.2016 | College

It's been a year of strife for students in Detroit public schools, but on Tuesday, a promise to help kids in the underfunded district was kept. Mayor ...

Ellen Has A Seriously Happy Friendship With This Group Of Kids

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 07.09.2014 | Good News

What's better than Ellen DeGeneres dancing? Ellen dancing with a whole chorus of seriously adorable kids. For a promo for the upcoming season of "...

The Most Important Back-to-School Issue in Detroit

Dr. Vickie Markavitch | Posted 11.26.2013 | Detroit
Dr. Vickie Markavitch

The primary problem facing public education is the legislated diversion of time, talent and resources to things that do not improve student learning -- a reliance on silver bullet, bumper sticker market driven reform ideas instead of focused, research-based hard work and effort.

Poetic Justice

Ray Stoeser | Posted 08.28.2012 | Detroit
Ray Stoeser

An open mic night experience offered my students a poetic example of the opportunities that might be possible for them through their education -- and it gave them confidence in what they're capable of achieving.

One Hundred Percent

Dean P. Simmer | Posted 07.02.2012 | Detroit
Dean P. Simmer

The Class of 2012 at Detroit Cristo Rey High School took a risk by signing up for a Catholic, college-preparatory school that had not even opened, they worked harder than they had before, and 100 percent have been accepted into college.