Erin Einhorn

Recent Stories

Stakes are high for a teacher-parent fighting for better conditions in Detroit Public Schools

Teacher who commutes to one of nation’s worst districts explains why she sends her kids to DPS schools and why she participated in sickout

How to educate traumatized students: At a new urban public boarding school, educators try to move beyond fights and flying chairs

Are yoga, pedicures and taking the dog for a walk what traumatized kids need to learn?

Vernisha Wade, 18, who is expecting a baby boy in June, says she misses having a teacher, “especially in algebra and geometry.”

Teen pregnancy is still a problem — school districts just stopped paying attention

Are online schools a better option for teen moms – or just a high-tech version of schools that once hid pregnant girls from shame?

Some high schools following their graduates straight into college

Schools are trying to help their students earn degrees when nobody else will

As political battles rage over the Common Core, teachers like Jennifer Bahns at the University Prep Academy middle school in Detroit are trying to prepare their students for the first major Common Core exams this spring.

Common Core means three tests in three years for Michigan kids

Partisan bickering and lots of stress for kids and teachers as Common Core exams begin

Rich school, poor school

How the class divide is widened by gaps in counseling kids for college