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Detroit Public Schools Close Early Due To Power Outage

Multiple Detroit school buildings were plunged into darkness Tuesday — affected by a widespread power outage in downtown Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/02/2014

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DPS Foundation To Honor Detroit’s ‘Champions Of Education’

The Detroit Public Schools Foundation hosting its very first donor recognition program on Friday, Oct. 10.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/05/2014

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Detroit School Board Votes To Remove Emergency Manager

Immediate changes aren’t expected after the board of the Detroit Public Schools voted to remove the district’s state-appointed emergency manager.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/30/2014

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Damaging Winds, Flooding A Threat With Severe Storms Expected In Metro Detroit

A Flood Advisory will remain in effect for all of Southeast Michigan until 8 p.m.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/10/2014

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Detroit Public Schools Cancels Planned 10 Percent Teacher Pay Cut

The district’s emergency manager also announced DPS would not be increasing class size.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/26/2014

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Detroit Teachers Union Will Fight Pay Cuts ‘By Any Means Necessary’

“The more we give, the more they want. They more they want, the more they take. We simply are not going to let them take any more.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/19/2014

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Looking For Reliability, Detroit Public Schools Looks To Make Switch To DTE

DTE Energy has already begun to build redundancy into circuits servicing several schools including the circuits connecting Emerson and Ludington schools.

07/18/2014

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Antique Aircraft Engines Among Items Up For Bids In DPS Online Auction

In an ongoing effort to raise money for Detroit Public Schools, the district continues to auction off items that have been sitting in storage.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/19/2014

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Feds: Tutoring Fraud Case Involves $6M In Federal Funds For Detroit, Highland Park Students

A civil complaint says the former Detroit Public Schools administrator inputted false pre-test scores, created fake individualized learning plans and forged signatures from parents.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/14/2014

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Detroit Public Schools Plans Expansion of Early Childhood Program

More than 540 new Pre-K seats in 34 new classrooms in the works for coming school year

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/09/2014

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