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Detroit Schools

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Detroit Students Learn Over Holiday Break

More than 100 volunteers are joining with teachers to kick off the brand-new Holiday Learning Fest in 18 schools to boost education for more than 1,000 Detroit students.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/29/2011

(WWJ Photo/Mike Campbell, file)

Detroit Elementary Grads Stay True To Their School

Helping students at their former Detroit elementary school is nothing new to one group of alumni, and now other city schools are taking note.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/28/2011

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Greektown Casino-Hotel Donates Over 3,000 Books To Detroit Students

Greektown Casino-Hotel donated more than 3,000 books to students at the Marcus Garvey Academy and Rose-Hill Academy.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/01/2011

Roy Roberts - Detroit Public Schools - Emergency Financial Manager. (File Photo)

EFM Roberts Encouraged By Student Head Count, Reducing Debt

A debt refinancing plan is expected to help the Detroit Public School district to eliminate $200 million of its debt; improving cash flow, says Emergency Manager Roy Roberts.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/07/2011

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Detroiters Not Getting Jobs As Promised In ‘Proposal S’

“Crumbs.” That’s what a committee member overseeing construction of the Detroit Public Schools says Detroiters are getting in the way of jobs.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/15/2011

A public hearing held by DPS. (WWJ: Mike Campbell)

Roberts Defends Planned Budget Cuts During Public Hearing

Some heated words Monday night as Detroit Schools Emergency Financial Manager Roy Roberts holds the first public hearing on his controversial budget plan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/27/2011


DPS Gets District-Wide Sex Offender Check, Photo I.D. Badge System

In an effort to improve campus safety and security for students and staff, visitors gaining access to Detroit Public Schools will now get background-checked.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/25/2011

(WWJ Photo, File)

Pugh: Educating Youth Will Help Grow City

Detroit City Council President Charles Pugh says educated youth will help grow the city.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/24/2011

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Question Of Support For Planned Restructuring Of Detroit Schools

Detroit School Board President Anthony Adams appeared before City Council Tuesday to promote Financial Manager Robert Bobb’s plan to close more schools in June.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/05/2011

Teacher Shortage At Detroit Schools

Some classes were without teachers when school began Tuesday in Detroit.