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Education Achievement Authority

Teacher Fired After Using Broom To Break Up Violent Fight

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 05.08.2014 | Politics

A recent incident where a teacher used a broom to break up a violent fight between students has put a renewed focus on safety conditions in Detroit’...

Failing Michigan Schools Will Now Have More Options

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 02.19.2014 | Politics

The Education Achievement Authority soon won't be the only body allowed to take over failing schools in Michigan. On Tuesday, the Michigan Depart...

The Crumbling of Public Education in Michigan

Hoon-Yung Hopgood | Posted 09.25.2013 | Detroit
Hoon-Yung Hopgood

There are thousands of children statewide who are not being provided the education they deserve, at the hand of adults who were supposed to protect their best interests.

Offering the Best Education to Our Most Vulnerable Students

Rashida Tlaib | Posted 05.21.2013 | Detroit
Rashida Tlaib

I believe that the EAA is an experiment that should be stopped now. I don't believe it should be operating schools in Detroit, and it certainly should not be expanded statewide.

Michigan Special School District A Lightning Rod For Controversy

Education Week, Bethesda, Md. | Jaclyn Zubrzycki | Posted 02.11.2013 | Education

As Michigan's Education Achievement Authority nears the end of its first fully operational semester, a battle rages over its present and its future. ...

Michigan Board Of Education Considers Public Education Funding Overhaul

Posted 11.20.2012 | Education

Members of Michigan’s Board of Education will mull several legislative proposals Tuesday commissioned by Gov. Rick Snyder that would have far-reachi...

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

Detroit's EAA Students Will All Get Laptops | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 08.18.2012 | Detroit

When 15 pilot Educational Achievement Authority schools in Detroit start classes next month, students from elementary school to ninth grade will each ...

Detroit Public Schools To Cut 40% Of Teachers Over 4 Years

The Detroit News | Jennifer Chambers | Posted 11.20.2011 | Education

Detroit Public Schools expects to shed nearly 40 percent of its teachers in the next four years to help close a $327 million deficit, yet projects a l...