Detroit Schools

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.  


Late School Bus Keeps Bobb Waiting

If you’re late for your first day of school, that’s bad. When you are in charge of the Detroit school district  and the bus you are riding is 30 minutes late, that’s worse.