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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

Detroit Public Schools Emergency Manager, Jack Martin (WWJ/Stephanie Davis)

Getting To School Safely A Higher Priority Than Academics For Detroit Public School Parents

With another school year upon us, Detroit Public Schools Emergency Manager Jack Martin Wednesday was among those talking student safety in the year ahead.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/27/2014

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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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