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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

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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Get FREE Lunch At ‘Taste Of DPS Multicultural Expo’ On Friday

All parents, students and district residents are invited to enjoy food, sights and sounds from the varying cultures representing Detroit Public Schools.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/23/2013

Ribbon cutting at the new educational center. (WWJ/Pat Sweeting)

$6.6 Million Educational Center In Detroit Opens Its Doors

The new Diann Banks-Williamson Educational Center will focus on 9th – 12th graders.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/21/2013

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