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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

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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