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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

Union Rep: Detroit High Schools Overcrowded

A union official says Detroit public high schools are facing a crisis two weeks into the school year..

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/16/2013

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Eating Coneys For Charity

The owners of American Coney Island served up some fun for a good cause… hosting a hot dog eating contest, Detroit style.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/12/2013

Detroit classroom (WWJ Photo, File)

New Detroit Public Schools Attendance Policy Involves Prosecutor’s Office

The Detroit Public School district is hoping its new “3-6-9″ attendance policy will cut down on student absences.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/06/2013

Detroit Teachers Moonlight As ‘Sugar Babies’ To Offset Wage Cuts

More and more Detroit teachers are seemingly becoming “sugar babies” — seeking financial assistance from wealthy men online.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/28/2013

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Get FREE Lunch At ‘Taste Of DPS Multicultural Expo’ On Friday

All parents, students and district residents are invited to enjoy food, sights and sounds from the varying cultures representing Detroit Public Schools.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/23/2013

Ribbon cutting at the new educational center. (WWJ/Pat Sweeting)

$6.6 Million Educational Center In Detroit Opens Its Doors

The new Diann Banks-Williamson Educational Center will focus on 9th – 12th graders.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/21/2013

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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