Detroit Public Schools

Mackinac: Convert DPS To 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 baili…
Bizon: 'I Have Been Vocal' About DPS
Representative Dr. John Bizon of Battle Creek admits his preference to disband the Detroit Public Schools hasn't been as popular as he'd like among his Lansing colleagues. Nevertheless, Bizon, on the Friday before a Monday sick-out staged by Detroit teachers, stood by his opinion...
Battle Creek's Bizon Decries Detroit Schools 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 di…
School Administrators: Pay and 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 …
Do Detroit Schools Lack Funding?
It is being reported that the Detroit School teachers are striking because of the horrible conditions of the school buildings and classrooms.  The reason we are being told that the buildings and the school rooms are in a state of disrepair is due to a lack of funding...