The Michigan Department of Education oversees public K-12 instruction in Michigan. The department managed 4,126 schools and 1,745,308 students during the 2012-13 school year. The mission statement of the Michigan Department of Education reads: The State Board of Education serves as the...
Detroit's 2016 board of education elections represent a turning point in the board's composition and power. On July 1, 2016, a state law divided Detroit Public Schools (DPS) into two districts: DPS and the Detroit Public Schools Community District.