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Detroit Charter School Shutting Down Amid Problems

A Detroit charter school is shutting down after being notified that its charter will be revoked due to financial and academic problems.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/16/2013

Former tennis star Andre Agassi. (Credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/GettyImages)

Tennis Great Andre Agassi Celebrates New Detroit Charter School

Andre Agassi will be in Detroit Tuesday to lead a tour of a newly opened charter school.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/17/2013

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Detroit Academy To Launch $600k iPad Initiative

Textbooks will soon become a thing of the past in classrooms at a community charter school.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/11/2013

(Credit/University Prep Academy)

Approval Of Plan To Widen Freeways May Put School In Jeopardy

The Southeast Michigan Council of Governments approved a plan this week to widen I-94 and I-75 despite fierce opposition.

97.1 The Ticket–06/23/2013

Detroit Charter Shows Students New WAY To Learn

The school is taking kids 14 to 19 years old out of full-time classrooms and providing them with an iMac laptop and access to a lab — so they can learn at their own pace and around their own schedule.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/11/2012

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Charlie Langton: Jalen Rose For Mayor? Jalen Rose For Kids!

Rose says Dave Bing’s job — being the mayor of Detroit — is the second hardest job in America, behind President of the United States. Does he want the job?

CBS Sports Radio 1270–02/16/2012

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Detroit Charter School Closed After Overnight Fire

Elementary students at one Detroit charter school will have Thursday off, after an overnight fire damaged at least one classroom.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/08/2011

(credit: Michigan Department of Attorney General)

Police Say Treasurer Embezzled School Funds

The former Treasurer of a charter school in Highland Park is accused of using school funds to buy herself a house in Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/11/2011