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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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18 Detroit Schools Forced To Close As Teachers Rally In Lansing Against Snyder’s ‘Reprehensible’ New Education Plan

“This is the kind of thing that leads to teacher strikes and a rebellion in a city that will not allow more destruction of its public schools.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/30/2015

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Detroit Schools Report Overall Crime Dropping In District; Only 545 Incidents In 6 Months

The Detroit Public Schools is reporting that overall crime is dropping in the district.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/09/2015

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Records: Detroit Public Schools $53 Million Behind On Pension Payments

The cash-strapped district is paying $7,600 a day in interest penalties alone.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/26/2015

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Dispute Over Detroit Public Schools Boilers Heats Up — Are Students In Danger?

Representatives of a local union say boilers in the Detroit Public Schools buildings are putting students and staff in danger.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/11/2015

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‘No Particular Benchmarks’ For Bonus Pay: DPS Emergency Manager Leaves With Another $50K

The total was the maximum amount outlined in the state-appointed emergency manager’s contract.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/09/2015

Elementary school kids gather to learn about gun safety. (WWJ/Stephanie Davis)

Reality Check: Elementary School Kids Learning Gun Safety

“A lot of kids are seeing guns in the homes every day,” said the principal.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/05/2015

Darnell Early recently appointed DPS emergency manager. (WWJ/Stephanie Davis)

Snyder: Group Close To Recommendations For Detroit Students

When Early’s 18-month tenure has expired DPS should be poised to return to local control.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/03/2015

Edward "Duke" Ellington Conservatory of Music and Art (Credit/Detroit Public Schools)

Application Period Begins For 21 Detroit Public Schools

Parents and guardians can begin applying to have their children attend designated Detroit Public Schools application schools during the 2015-16 academic year.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/02/2015

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