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21 Detroit Schools To Stay Open 7 Days A Week

DPS announced that select schools will now remain open 12 hours a day, seven days-a-week — offering some new programs.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/15/2013

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Report: 75% Of Detroit Schools Don’t Provide Adequate Education

An annual ranking shows that only one-quarter of the schools in Detroit are providing an adequate education for its students.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/07/2013

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Ex-Detroit Public Schools Accountant, Teacher Convicted In Fraud Scheme

A former Detroit Public Schools accountant and her daughter, a DPS teacher, have been convicted of fraud and money laundering.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/06/2013

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Partnership Aims To Educate About Healthy Eating

A partnership between Detroit Public Schools and a nonprofit group aims to educate students about healthy eating and includes planting new gardens at schools.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/03/2013

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Detroit Schools Get New Emergency Manager

Gov. Rick Snyder stopped in Detroit Monday to announce that Jack Martin will take over for Roy Roberts effective immediately.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/15/2013

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Detroit Public Schools To Add 46 Pre-K Classrooms

Detroit Public Schools on Tuesday launched a universal pre-kindergarten initiative that will add 46 pre-K classrooms across the city, expanding early childhood offerings to eligible students.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/02/2013

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Attorney: Charles Pugh Followed Jerry Sandusky’s ‘Predator Playbook’

The attorney for a mother who claims embattled Detroit City Council President Charles Pugh had an inappropriate relationship with her teenage son says the case is strikingly similar to that of convicted pedophile Jerry Sandusky.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/28/2013

Detroit City Council President Charles Pugh at the 10th Annual WWJ Winter Survival Radiothon for THAW. (WWJ Photo, File)

Lawyer Claims Charles Pugh Had Improper Relationship With Teen He Mentored

As unflattering reports, rumor and speculation swirl in Detroit — where is Detroit Council President Charles Pugh?

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/26/2013

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Parents Rally To Keep School For Disabled Kids

A group of parents and residents are protesting the closing of Oakman Elementary/Orthopedic School in Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/23/2013

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Harley Ellis Devereaux, Detroit Students Explore Construction, Architecture and Engineering Industry

For the fourth year in a row, a group of Harley Ellis Devereaux’s staff have participated in the Architecture, Construction and Engineering Mentor Program as volunteer mentors that are practicing professionals within those fields.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/19/2013

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