Detroit Schools

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Initiatives Will Transform Struggling District Says DPS Emergency Manager

The district looks to restore art, music and gym to some of the middle schools says the DPS emergency manager.

CBS Detroit–05/13/2015

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Gov. Snyder Outlines Plan To Overhaul Troubled Detroit Schools, Eliminate Debt

Detroit Federation of Teachers President Steve Conn calls Snyder’s proposed new system “an abomination.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/30/2015

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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

Football

Cody High School Set To Get New Football Field

Cody has not had a home football field in eight years.

CBS Detroit–07/11/2014

Summer at Burns Elementary-Middle School. (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

Detroit Students In State-Run Schools Say They Don’t Mind A Much Shorter Summer Break

While other kids are in the pool — many Detroit students are still in class.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/27/2014

EAA Pulls Job Posting For Teachers To Work ‘In A Christian Setting’

The ACLU of Michigan filed a complaint with the state school system.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/26/2014

Detroit classroom (WWJ Photo, File)

Don’t Call It A Bribe, Detroit Public Schools Offer Chance At iPads And More To Students To Attend School

In addition to the special menu, students will have a chance to win iPads, bikes, and gift certificates as an incentive to get them to show up to school.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/01/2013

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Counselor To Teachers In Detroit Advocates Education For Career Success

Director of Teacher Leadership Latoya Perry offers guidance and expertise to elementary school teachers in Detroit.

07/29/2013

Garden fresh foods. (WWJ/Marie Osborne)

Schools Stepping Up The ‘Fresh’ On The Lunch Menu

Three years ago Detroit Public Schools began a food revolution in its cafeterias.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/03/2013

L)Gov. Rick Snyder and U.S. Sec of Education Arne Duncan. (WWJ/Kathryn Larson)

“We Need To Be Wildly Successful” Says Arne Duncan In Detroit

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan spent the day in Detroit, visiting a DPS school and an EAA school with Governor Rick Snyder.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/06/2013

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