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Darnell Early recently appointed DPS emergency manager. (WWJ/Stephanie Davis)

Snyder: Group Close To Recommendations For Detroit Students

When Early’s 18-month tenure has expired DPS should be poised to return to local control.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/03/2015

Charles Pugh. (file photo - credit: pughandyou.com)

DPS Court Filings Reportedly State Teen Encouraged Text Messages From Charles Pugh

The district will argue that the student “actively invited and encouraged Pugh’s text messaging.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/17/2015

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Detroit Schools Entice Students To Show Up On Count Day With Free Monster Jam Tickets

The Detroit Public Schools district is hoping some free tickets will help boost attendance figures on the state-wide Count Day.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/07/2015

Outside a Detroit school (WWJ Photo/Vickie Thomas, File)

Emergency Manager: Detroit School District May Need Layoffs

The layoffs might be needed to help close a deficit of about $170 million.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/23/2015

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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

DPS Emergency Manager Jack Martin. (Credit/WWJ)

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

Detroit classroom (WWJ Photo/Ron Dewey)

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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