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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

(Credit: Julie Denesha/Getty Images)

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

Detroit Public Schools Looking For A Few Good Teachers

It’s a welcome change of pace for the Detroit Public Schools. Instead of sending out layoff notices, as the district is actually looking to hire almost 100 new teachers to fill new postions and fill vacancies caused by retirements and resignations.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/06/2014

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

DPS Sending Parents Survey To Rate Their Concerns Regarding School Issues

What are the top concerns among parents in the Detroit Public Schools? A survey sent to parents hopes to answer that very question.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/10/2013

Up for bids. (credit: Detroit Public Schools)

Unusual Items On The Block: Detroit Schools To Hold Series Of Auctions

Looking for a unique gift this holiday? You could find just the thing in an unexpected place.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/02/2013

Detroit classroom (WWJ Photo, File)

Don’t Call It A Bribe, Detroit Public Schools Offer Chance At iPads And More To Students To Attend School

In addition to the special menu, students will have a chance to win iPads, bikes, and gift certificates as an incentive to get them to show up to school.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/01/2013

Donations To Restore Arts, Sports Programs In Detroit Schools

All DPS elementary and middle schools that haven’t had an arts and music program will have one beginning this year.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/27/2013

Detroit classroom (WWJ Photo, File)

New Detroit Public Schools Attendance Policy Involves Prosecutor’s Office

The Detroit Public School district is hoping its new “3-6-9″ attendance policy will cut down on student absences.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/06/2013

Detroit Teachers Moonlight As ‘Sugar Babies’ To Offset Wage Cuts

More and more Detroit teachers are seemingly becoming “sugar babies” — seeking financial assistance from wealthy men online.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/28/2013

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