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Detroit Federation of Teachers

New Details Leaked On Teacher Contracts For Detroit Public Schools

Posted 07.03.2012 | Detroit

Union officials have revealed new details on the upcoming contract issued to Detroit Public Schools teachers by Roy Roberts, the district's emergency ...

Detroit Teachers Union Considering Drastic Measures

Posted 07.02.2012 | Detroit

Detroit teachers could go out on strike this fall as the result of a new contract imposed on the union Sunday by Detroit Public Schools Emergency Mana...

Teachers Set To Sue DPS Over Tenure Policy

The Huffington Post | David Sands | Posted 05.25.2012 | Detroit

The Detroit Federation of Teachers announced Friday morning that the union is preparing a "monumental" lawsuit against Detroit Public Schools that cou...

Detroit Schools Send Home 4,100 Layoff Notices, Teachers Will Have To Reapply For Jobs

The Huffington Post | David Sands | Posted 04.16.2012 | Detroit

In a repeat of last year's mass layoffs, approximately 4,100 teachers in the Detroit Public Schools district received notices in the mail this week t...

Joy Resmovits

Teach For America Gives Detroit A Second Try

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 11.17.2011 | Detroit

When Brenda Belcher, principal of the new Benjamin Carson High School of Science and Medicine, interviewed Mo Torres this past summer for a position t...

Recovery Schools Chief Defends Record In Kansas City

The Detroit News | Jennifer Chambers | Posted 11.22.2011 | Education

The new leader of a Michigan recovery system for failing schools defended his record in Kansas City on Wednesday, a day after the district he used to ...

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...

Joy Resmovits

Education Secretary 'Optimistic' About Detroit's Schools

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 11.08.2011 | Education

DETROIT -- U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan gave the Motor City a homework assignment Thursday. "Can Detroit become the fastest-improving ur...

3 DPS Unions Sue Over Pay Cut, Contract Changes

Detroit Free Press | Chastity Pratt Dawsey | Posted 10.05.2011 | Education

Three of the Detroit Public Schools' eight employee unions filed a federal lawsuit Thursday against state officials who used a new state law to modify...