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Power Returns To Most Detroit Schools Just In Time For Count Day

Wednesday is a Count Day — which is directly tied to a school’s per-pupil funding from the state.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/12/2014

Detroit Public Schools Looking For A Few Good Teachers

It’s a welcome change of pace for the Detroit Public Schools. Instead of sending out layoff notices, as the district is actually looking to hire almost 100 new teachers to fill new postions and fill vacancies caused by retirements and resignations.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/06/2014

Detroit Schools Accountant Gets 70 Months For Fraud

A jury found Sandra Campbell guilty of conspiracy, money laundering conspiracy and tax charges.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/18/2013

DPS Students Fail In Math, Reading Compared With Other Urban Districts

We’ve known this for years, and these new data reinforce that we are not doing enough to better serve our students.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/18/2013

Outside a Detroit school (WWJ Photo/Vickie Thomas, File)

DPS Sending Parents Survey To Rate Their Concerns Regarding School Issues

What are the top concerns among parents in the Detroit Public Schools? A survey sent to parents hopes to answer that very question.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/10/2013

Up for bids. (credit: Detroit Public Schools)

Unusual Items On The Block: Detroit Schools To Hold Series Of Auctions

Looking for a unique gift this holiday? You could find just the thing in an unexpected place.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/02/2013

Bosch Fund

Bosch Supports STEM Education With $35k Grants To Detroit Public Schools

The Bosch Community Fund’s Bosch Energy, Science and Technology Project has donated $35,000 to 26 Detroit Public Schools teachers to fund projects to improve science, technology, engineering and mathematics instruction in the district.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/18/2013

WWJ tech editor Matt Roush, with "The Brainy Bunch"

Marcus Garvey Students Win Compuware App Challenge, Ride On Thanksgiving Float

Four fifth-grade girls from the Detroit Public Schools’ Marcus Garvey Academy earned first place Wednesday afternoon in the Compuware Mobile App Challenge — a competition to design the best app idea for concept development by Compuware.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/30/2013

(Photo: WWJ, File)

Drop In Detroit Schools Enrollment Not As Sharp As Anticipated

A DPS spokesman says they were prepared to lose as many as 5,000 students this year …

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/08/2013

Donations To Restore Arts, Sports Programs In Detroit Schools

All DPS elementary and middle schools that haven’t had an arts and music program will have one beginning this year.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/27/2013

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