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Law Firm’s Gift Makes A Difference For Detroit Elementary School Children

There will be thousands of excited, happy Detroit Public School children the first week of class thanks to The Mike Morse Law Firm. They’ll receive a much needed gift to start their education off on the right track…a backpack filled with school supplies for each student from kindergarten to fifth grade.


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Detroit School Board Files Civil Rights Complaint: State Created Separate, Unequal Education System For Black Kids

The complaint also says the district also ignored warnings about former Detroit City Council President Charles Pugh being allowed to mentor boys.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/04/2015

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Hundreds Of Detroit Teachers Shorted On Paychecks Due To ‘Technical Issues’

Teachers union president Steve Conn said some teachers weren’t paid at all.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/28/2015

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Detroit High School Principal, Nonprofit Leader Accused Of Stealing $100K Intended For At-Risk Kids

Prosecutors say a Detroit Public Schools auditor discovered irregularities last year…

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/29/2015

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Detroit Teachers Union President Lambasts Recall Effort: ‘It’s Stupid What They’re Trying To Do’

“Without me right now, without this fight, teachers are going to lose what they have left, pay … any protections at all, and teachers don’t want that,” said Steve Conn.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/10/2015

Students from Detroit Public Schools attended Education Day Thursday at the Detroit Grand Prix. (By Edward Cardenas)

Detroit Students Learn About Engineering At Detroit Grand Prix (Video)

Hundreds of Detroit Public Schools students took part in a hands-on day of activities at the Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix to learn how science, technology, engineering and math could be used to obtain a job in automotive and racing.

CBS Detroit–05/28/2015

Detroit Public School students took part in activities to learn about the basic of engineering in a human powered engine. (By Edward Cardenas)

Detroit Students Learn How STEM Could Put Them On The Fast Track To A Career In Motorsports (Video)

Detroit Public Schools students learned Thursday about how a STEM education could lead to a career in motor sports.

CBS Detroit–05/14/2015

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Gov. Snyder Outlines Plan To Overhaul Troubled Detroit Schools, Eliminate Debt

Detroit Federation of Teachers President Steve Conn calls Snyder’s proposed new system “an abomination.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/30/2015

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18 Detroit Schools Forced To Close As Teachers Rally In Lansing Against Snyder’s ‘Reprehensible’ New Education Plan

“This is the kind of thing that leads to teacher strikes and a rebellion in a city that will not allow more destruction of its public schools.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/30/2015

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Detroit Schools Report Overall Crime Dropping In District; Only 545 Incidents In 6 Months

The Detroit Public Schools is reporting that overall crime is dropping in the district.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/09/2015