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Plan To Fix School District Finances Would Turn It Into Charter Hybrid, Fire Teachers And Staff

The Huffington Post | David Sands | Posted 06.19.2012 | Detroit

Highland Park Schools in Highland Park, Mich., could be converting to a combination public-charter district next school year under a plan announced Mo...

'What Is Our Game Plan?'

The Huffington Post | Simone Landon | Posted 06.11.2012 | Detroit

Mayor Dave Bing met with Detroit city council early Monday morning to push a plan to stop a lawsuit that the administration says could jeopardize the ...

Snyder Appoints Detroiter To Financial Advisory Board

Posted 05.17.2012 | Detroit

Gov. Rick Snyder appointed Detroiter Dr. Glenda Price to the city's Financial Advisory Board Thursday. Price is a president emeritus at Marygrove C...

Simone Landon

Jack Martin Named City's CFO

HuffingtonPost.com | Simone Landon | Posted 05.10.2012 | Detroit

DETROIT -- Mayor Dave Bing on Thursday appointed Jack Martin the new chief financial officer for Detroit, a position required by the city's financial ...

Jack Martin's Back In Highland Park Schools, New Partnership With DPS

The Huffington Post | David Sands | Posted 03.02.2012 | Detroit

Gov. Rick Snyder reappointed Jack Martin as the emergency manager of Highland Park Schools Friday, following a second recommendation by the state revi...

Highland Park Schools Keep Doors Open Despite Financial Turmoil

The Huffington Post | David Sands | Posted 02.27.2012 | Detroit

Highland Park Schools teachers appeared to be working without pay Monday, as classes continued as usual in the district. Only $40,000 remained in ...

David Sands

State OKs Money For Highland Park Students -- If They Leave The District

HuffingtonPost.com | David Sands | Posted 02.24.2012 | Detroit

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder on Friday signed emergency legislation passed by the state legislature on Thursday to offer $4 million in state funding to H...

David Sands

Will Highland Park Schools Employees Get Paid This Friday?

HuffingtonPost.com | David Sands | Posted 02.22.2012 | Detroit

Highland Park Schools employees likely will not receive their paychecks this Friday, as the district's financial emergency process restarts in the wak...

Emergency Manager OUT In Highland Park, Snyder Urges Quick Legislative Action

Posted 02.21.2012 | Detroit

Highland Park Schools Emergency Manager Jack Martin will be walking away from his position heading the district -- at least for the time being. Go...

David Sands

Emergency Manager Ignores Circuit Court Ruling

HuffingtonPost.com | David Sands | Posted 02.17.2012 | Detroit

Emergency Manager Jack Martin showed up for work in the Highland Park Schools Thursday, despite a ruling from a judge that he must cease operating in ...

Judge Voids Detroit Financial Review Team's Work

Posted 02.15.2012 | Detroit

WDIV reports Ingham County Circuit Court Judge William Collette has voided the work of Detroit's state-appointed financial review team, and the Highla...

Under New EM, Highland Park School District To Close, Demolish Schools

The Huffington Post | David Sands | Posted 01.31.2012 | Detroit

On Monday, his first day as Highland Park Schools emergency manager, Jack Martin met with parents at the city's Barber Focus School to brief them on s...

Highland Park Coalition Will Offer Alternative To Emergency Manager Takeover

The Huffington Post | David Sands | Posted 01.30.2012 | Detroit

A coalition of Highland Park residents and local civic leaders announced Monday morning the creation of a commission to oppose the takeover of the Hig...

Emergency Manager Appointed For Highland Park Schools

Posted 01.27.2012 | Detroit

Highland Park Public Schools will become the second district in the state of Michigan to fall under the control of an emergency manager. Michigan ...

Who Will Decide Detroit's Fate?

The Huffington Post | David Sands | Posted 12.29.2011 | Detroit

After preliminary findings indicated Detroit is under "probable financial stress," Gov. Rick Snyder assigned the city a 10-person financial review boa...