Massive teacher sick-outs leave all but three schools closed in Detroit


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Nearly all of Detroit’s public schools were closed Monday and more than 45,000 students missed classes after about half the district’s teachers called out sick to protest the possibility that some of them won’t get paid over the summer if the struggling district runs out of cash.

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Is TUSD purposefully spreading confusion on Desegregation Orders?


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There should be no confusion about what is required of TUSD: Each school should reflect the larger TUSD teacher demographics by level (elementary, middle school, K-8 and high school). TUSD agreed to this in 2012, prior to the court’s approval of the USP, and has had more than three years to address the issue.

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Banned in Arizona, Ethnic Studies now going viral throughout California


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An expansion of ethnic studies courses in some of California’s largest school districts is changing the way thousands of students are learning about the historical contributions of a wide range of racial and ethnic groups.

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