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.

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.

Detroit Public Schools Manager Roy Roberts told MSNBC Sunday that the city will aim to put 90 percent of its funding into student education. “We’re going to make sure it’s aimed at the principal, the teacher and that student,” Roberts said. “Not spent in the administration and other places.” The statement came amidst criticism towards […]