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Looking For Reliability, Detroit Public Schools Looks To Make Switch To DTE

DTE Energy has already begun to build redundancy into circuits servicing several schools including the circuits connecting Emerson and Ludington schools.

07/18/2014

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Detroit Schools See Struggles In Latest Benchmark Exam Results

According to Michigan Merit Exam scores released Monday, just five 11th grade students out of 649 would be proficient in science.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/07/2014

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Loss Of $4 Million For Head Start Program Is Unsettling For Parents

The missed application deadline for the funding of the Head Start program for Detroiters has parents speaking out.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/11/2014

Detroit School Kids Fail To Get ‘Head Start’ As Officials Miss Funding Deadline

School officials admit they mistakenly missed the deadline, but say they plan to accommodate the thousands of students by expanding its state-funded pre-K program.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/10/2014

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Detroit Public Schools Aerospace Training Program Auctions Collection Of Engines, Complete WWII Jet

Here’s your chance to get a piece of flight history courtesy of Detroit Public Schools’ Davis Aerospace training program.

06/09/2014

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DPS Holds Teacher Hiring Fair

The Detroit Public Schools say there is a critical need for teachers in the district, so a hiring fair was held to fill the ranks.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/22/2014

Detroit Teacher Who Broke Up Fight With Broom Won’t Take Job Back, Without Assurances

A Detroit teacher who was fired after using a broom to break up a fight and then offered her job back says she’ll come back only if some changes are made.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/14/2014

Elaine Redus talks about her grandson who was shot Friday night. (WWJ/Kathryn Larson)

Police: Shooting Gang Related, “We Know Who They Are”

Detroit Public Schools Spokesman Steve Wasko said the incident happened Friday night as about 800 people were gathered at East English Village Preparatory Academy, at Cadieux Road and East Warren Avenue.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/12/2014

Jewelry designed by Cass Tech High School student Joseph Powell. (Photo courtesy: Simmons & Clark Jewelers)

Detroit Students’ Creativity On Full Display In Jewelry Scholarship Competition

Some Detroit Public School students are getting the chance to show off their creativity in the form of wearable works of art.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/27/2014

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Power Failure Couldn’t Come At Worse Time For DPS

A power cable failed at a substation in northwest Detroit earlier Tuesday forcing some schools to cancel classes.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/11/2014

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