News Update

Tuesday, May 3, 2016, 01:02 PM

House Panel OKs DPS Plan, Insists Teachers Will Be Paid

Michigan Report for Monday, May 2, 2016

New Sickout Raises Questions Over DPS Bailout

It was still unclear Monday what effects the sickout that essentially closed Detroit Public Schools would have on efforts to restructure the district, or at least its debt.

After DPS Transition Manager Steven Rhodes confirmed over the weekend that the district would run out of money again at the end of June, potentially leaving teachers who had elected to spread their pay over the summer months without those checks, without that pay.


Snyder Now Seeks Meeting With Obama

Last week, Governor Rick Snyder seemed less than enthusiastic about the idea of meeting face to face with President Barack Obama when he visits Flint on Wednesday, but Monday, Mr. Snyder said he in fact has asked the White House to schedule a meeting between the president, Flint Mayor Karen Weaver and himself on the Flint water crisis.


45 School Bond Issues On Tuesday Ballot

Several major school bond issues, as well as a vote to annex one school district into another, highlight Tuesday's local ballot proposals.

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