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Charles Pugh. (file photo - credit: pughandyou.com)

DPS Court Filings Reportedly State Teen Encouraged Text Messages From Charles Pugh

The district will argue that the student “actively invited and encouraged Pugh’s text messaging.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/17/2015

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Detroit Schools Entice Students To Show Up On Count Day With Free Monster Jam Tickets

The Detroit Public Schools district is hoping some free tickets will help boost attendance figures on the state-wide Count Day.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/07/2015

Blizzard Barrels Into New York City

More Snow Falls On Michigan; At Least 5 Killed In Crashes

Another round of snow has hit Michigan’s Lower Peninsula, with crashes claiming at least five lives.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/04/2015

Outside a Detroit school (WWJ Photo/Vickie Thomas, File)

Emergency Manager: Detroit School District May Need Layoffs

The layoffs might be needed to help close a deficit of about $170 million.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/23/2015

Steve Conn speaks to supports after he is sworn in as DFT president. (WWJ/Stephanie Davis)

New DFT President Says No Tactics Off The Table

The new head of the Detroit Federation of Teachers union has been sworn-in.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/20/2015

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Detroit Public Schools Close Early Due To Power Outage

Multiple Detroit school buildings were plunged into darkness Tuesday — affected by a widespread power outage in downtown Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/02/2014

A young student participates in vocabulary building. (WWJ/Marie Osborne)

DPS Students Building Vocabulary, Taking On World Record

A recent study found that at risk kids hear 30 million fewer words by the age of four than kids from more affluent homes.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/30/2014

Cooley High School in Detroit.

DPS And City Of Detroit Strike Deal On Debt, Vacant School Buildings

A deal has been reached between the city of Detroit and its public school district Tuesday — in the form of a trade.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/28/2014

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DPS Foundation To Honor Detroit’s ‘Champions Of Education’

The Detroit Public Schools Foundation hosting its very first donor recognition program on Friday, Oct. 10.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/05/2014

Students ready for Count Day Wednesday. (WWJ/Stephanie Davis)

Count Day For DPS Wednesday Will Determine State Funding

DPS Emergency Manager Jack Martin says they are on track to meeting the district’s projected number of students enrolled, which is about 47,000 students.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/30/2014

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