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Elementary school kids gather to learn about gun safety. (WWJ/Stephanie Davis)

Reality Check: Elementary School Kids Learning Gun Safety

“A lot of kids are seeing guns in the homes every day,” said the principal.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/05/2015

Darnell Early recently appointed DPS emergency manager. (WWJ/Stephanie Davis)

Snyder: Group Close To Recommendations For Detroit Students

When Early’s 18-month tenure has expired DPS should be poised to return to local control.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/03/2015

Edward "Duke" Ellington Conservatory of Music and Art (Credit/Detroit Public Schools)

Application Period Begins For 21 Detroit Public Schools

Parents and guardians can begin applying to have their children attend designated Detroit Public Schools application schools during the 2015-16 academic year.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/02/2015

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

(photo credit: monsterjam.com)

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

(credit: istock)

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

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