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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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Detroit Public Schools Aerospace Training Program Auctions Collection Of Engines, Complete WWII Jet

Here’s your chance to get a piece of flight history courtesy of Detroit Public Schools’ Davis Aerospace training program.

06/09/2014

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Father Of 8 Kids Charged With Flashing Detroit Schoolgirls

The 39-year-old father of eight is also accused of trying to get one of the girls inside his vehicle.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/07/2014

Police release this composite image of a serial  flasher. (credit: Detroit Police)

Detroit Police Seek Man Who’s Been Flashing Young Girls Walking To School

Police and officials with Detroit Public Schools are looking for a man who they say has exposed himself a number of times to female students.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/28/2014

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Missing 6-Year-Old Boy Found Safe After Spending Night At Detroit School

Authorities say a 6-year-old Detroit boy who went missing Friday afternoon was apparently locked inside his west side elementary school.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/24/2014

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DPS Holds Teacher Hiring Fair

The Detroit Public Schools say there is a critical need for teachers in the district, so a hiring fair was held to fill the ranks.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/22/2014

Detroit classroom (WWJ Photo/Ron Dewey)

Detroit Schools Must Make Up 3-10 Days Of Classes

DPS officials say there was no other choice but to extend the school year in order to meet state requirements.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/21/2014

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