Detroit Public Schools

Could DPS Become Charters?
Could DPS Become Charters?
The struggle to keep the Detroit Public Schools afloat continues, as the emergency financial manager has told union officials they can't pay district employees after the end of June. By then, the district will run out of money. Various ideas have come up, as the state faces the prospect of bailing out the district and giving them another infusion of cash...
Bizon Decries DPS Deal
Bizon Decries DPS Deal
Rep. Dr. John Bizon (R-Battle Creek) tells WBCK he isn't certain the proposed emergency funding for Detroit Public Schools is the best option for future success in the district. Bizon said the district should seriously consider breaking up and being absorbed by neighboring, better performing districts...
School Admin: Pay/Performance
School Admin: Pay/Performance
Do we not usual believe that pay should equate in some way to performance and results from their performance and leadership. In most professions people are paid commensurate to their need and performance, if the need is great and the talent pool is limited then what a "company" has to pay increases...
Gov on BCK: DPS, Roads, H2O
Gov on BCK: DPS, Roads, H2O
On The Richard Piet Show Tuesday, Governor Rick Snyder gave his reasons why his plan to restructure the Detroit Public Schools will work, and how it is important to the rest of the state. The governor also discussed discussions in Lansing for a road funding plan, which broke off recently after tensions ran high and the talks were said to be at an impasse...