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Law Firm’s Gift Makes A Difference For Detroit Elementary School Children

There will be thousands of excited, happy Detroit Public School children the first week of class thanks to The Mike Morse Law Firm. They’ll receive a much needed gift to start their education off on the right track…a backpack filled with school supplies for each student from kindergarten to fifth grade.

08/18/2015

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Detroit School Board Files Civil Rights Complaint: State Created Separate, Unequal Education System For Black Kids

The complaint also says the district also ignored warnings about former Detroit City Council President Charles Pugh being allowed to mentor boys.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/04/2015

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Hundreds Of Detroit Teachers Shorted On Paychecks Due To ‘Technical Issues’

Teachers union president Steve Conn said some teachers weren’t paid at all.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/28/2015

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Financially Struggling District To Close Only High School In Highland Park

School enrollment for Highland Park has dropped along with the population.

CBS Detroit–05/28/2015

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Leaders: No Excuse For Lawmakers To Ignore Detroit K-12 Debt

Leaders say the Republican-led Legislature has no excuse to ignore Detroit Public School’s debt because the state ultimately is constitutionally responsible for it.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/27/2015

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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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