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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

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Coalition Calls For State Ending Control Of Detroit Schools, Taking On District’s Debt

Gov. Rick Snyder said he “respects” the coalition’s work and his administration will review the recommendations.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/30/2015

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Coalition Calls For Ending State Control Of Detroit Schools

A report says the Detroit district’s “deficits and debt have ballooned” in the past 15 years, 10 of which have been under some form of state control.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/30/2015

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Records: Detroit Public Schools $53 Million Behind On Pension Payments

The cash-strapped district is paying $7,600 a day in interest penalties alone.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/26/2015

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Detroit Public Schools Working With U-M’s Business Faculty

Experts from the University of Michigan are working with Detroit’s public schools on a new executive leadership program, the financially troubled district said Monday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/23/2015

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Union Blames Gov. Snyder For Detroit Principal Who ‘Terrorizes’ Teachers

The teachers claim that working conditions at the school are deplorable and that principal Christopher Lockhart has been verbally abusive and disruptive.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/16/2015

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Dispute Over Detroit Public Schools Boilers Heats Up — Are Students In Danger?

Representatives of a local union say boilers in the Detroit Public Schools buildings are putting students and staff in danger.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/11/2015

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