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Detroit Teacher Who Broke Up Fight With Broom Won’t Take Job Back, Without Assurances

A Detroit teacher who was fired after using a broom to break up a fight and then offered her job back says she’ll come back only if some changes are made.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/14/2014

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Top-Performing Public School Students Recognized In Detroit

Cass Tech student Clarke Walker, 17, is one of only 273 Detroit Public Schools graduating seniors with a GPA of 3.5 or better.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/14/2014

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Former Detroit Teacher Sentenced In Fake Billing Scheme

The mother and daughter team set up a sham company and ran orders through it for books and supplies that the Detroit schools never received.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/10/2014

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10 Detroit Schools Closed Due To Power Outages

More problems with the city of Detroit’s public lighting system have forced more school closures.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/07/2014

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Power Back At Detroit Schools After 2-Day Shutdown

Detroit’s lighting department says it’s finished restoring power to all of the 21 public schools that lost service in a storm, keeping 10 of them closed for two days.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/01/2014

DTE crews make repair on line after damaging winds hit the metro Detroit area. (Credit: DTE) FILE

10K Power Outages Reported, Dark Detroit Schools Close Early

DTE spokesman said they’re expecting more outages as severe weather rolls in.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/29/2014

Jewelry designed by Cass Tech High School student Joseph Powell. (Photo courtesy: Simmons & Clark Jewelers)

Detroit Students’ Creativity On Full Display In Jewelry Scholarship Competition

Some Detroit Public School students are getting the chance to show off their creativity in the form of wearable works of art.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/27/2014

80 Schools, 40 Vacant Lots Up For Sale In Detroit

The district announce $5 million in financing for developers who want to buy dozens of shuttered schools.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/13/2014

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Urban Farm Planned For Shuttered Detroit School

A nearly 27-acre urban farm that will provide produce for Detroit public school students’ meals is planned at a former high school.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/12/2014

State OKs Proposal To Sell Vacant Detroit School

A state loan board has given the Detroit Public Schools permission to sell vacant Southwestern High for $1 million.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/28/2014

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