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Detroit Public Schools Emergency Manager Announces Retirement..

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 05.03.2013 | Detroit

Roy Roberts, the emergency manager of Detroit Public Schools (DPS), announced Thursday morning he will step down from his position. According to a Det...

Detroit School Board WIns In Court

Detroit Free Press | Posted 02.08.2013 | Detroit

The state attorney general lost a court challenge this week to remove most of Detroit's school board. In an order signed on Tuesday, Wayne County C...

David Sands

School Manager Wades Into Library Showdown

HuffingtonPost.com | David Sands | Posted 01.19.2013 | Detroit

The struggle between Detroit Public Schools Emergency Financial Manager Roy Roberts and the Detroit School Board has once again spilled over to the De...

Attorney General Schuette Pushes Judge For Removal Of Detroit School Board Members

The Detroit News | Posted 01.10.2013 | Detroit

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette is continuing his quest to unseat seven members of the Detroit Board of Education and plans to persuade a judg...

Joy Resmovits

Custody Battle Over Beleaguered Schools

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 11.27.2012 | Education

Brooke Harris, a teacher at Detroit's Mumford High School, is confused. The English and journalism teacher faces class sizes of 45, and her colleag...

Detroit School Board Member Compares School District To Jim Crow

The Huffington Post | David Sands | Posted 11.15.2012 | Detroit

Detroit Board of Education member Elena Herrada believes the school board's recent vote to withdraw from the Educational Achievement Authority is a vo...

Roy Roberts Hedges His Bets On Whether To Leave DPS

Posted 11.15.2012 | Detroit

Detroit Public Schools Emergency Financial Manager Roy Roberts believes it's still premature to talk about him stepping down as a result of last week'...

Schuette Sues Detroit School Board, Fight Continues To Lead Schools

Posted 08.10.2012 | Detroit

Michigan's Attorney General Bill Schuette filed a complaint in Detroit's Third Circuit Court Thursday, asking the court to remove seven of the Detroit...

The Detroit School Board Is Back.. And The Power Struggle Begins

Posted 08.10.2012 | Detroit

The recent suspension of PA 4, Michigan's emergency manager law, has left confusion in its place. While a referendum on the law is forthcoming, the...

State of the Union: Ask Us, Mr. President

Gary Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Gary Shapiro

Americans are not dumb, but we have been delusional. Now we know the party is ending. This is when great leadership is needed.