Detroit Public Schools

A Detroit principal gets a 15-month prison sentence. Nearly a dozen Detroit principals pleaded guilty to receiving kickbacks from a school vendor.

A lawsuit accuses Michigan's governor and Detroit Public Schools of allowing conditions at inner city schools to deteriorate beyond reason. They're blamed for widespread illiteracy among Detroit's students of color.

Michigan's governor signed into law a $617 million bailout package for Detroit Public Schools. There are many critics of his plan.

A total of 94 schools were shut down Monday as teachers protested the news that they would not receive pay. The district has about 46,000 students in 97 schools.

Steven Rhodes, an emergency manager, shared that if lawmakers don’t pass legislation to help tackle the school district’s debt in the near future, they won’t be able to make payroll.

The Detroit Public School system was denied its request for a temporary restraining order to stop teachers from engaging in so-called "sick-out" protests over poor conditions at city schools.

Michigan's water crisis in Flint has also opened up concern for the state's school issues in Detroit, U.S. Uncut reports.