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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

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

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