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2012 construction on the adjoining East English Village Prep Academy. (Credit:DPS)

DPS Unveils New Earth-Friendly School For Special Education Students

The Detroit Public Schools is giving a sneak peek at its new earth-friendly school: the Williamson special education building.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/22/2013

Roy Roberts - Detroit Public Schools - Emergency Financial Manager. (File Photo)

Detroit Public Schools’ Emergency Manager To Fire Superintendent

The state-appointed emergency manager for the Detroit Public Schools says he’ll fire a superintendent and make other changes to exert control over academic policies.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/28/2013

Doug Ross, left, with DPS emergency manager Roy Roberts. (WWJ Photo/Stephanie Davis)

Doug Ross Announces Move From DPS

DPS Emergency Financial Manager Roy Roberts made the announcement Tuesday, saying Ross left the district to focus on the turnaround of urban high schools outside DPS.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/05/2013

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Detroit Public Schools Face Drastic Cuts, Closures

Financial woes in the Detroit Public School District are expected to continue for the next three years and that will mean more school closings.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/24/2013

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Detroit Supt. Claims Plot To Fire Well-Paid Teachers, Destroy Unions, Board Calls In FBI

Consultants are creating phony negative evaluations of well-paid teachers in a “monstrous plot” to destroy the teacher’s union, according to Superintendent Dr. John Telford.

CBS Detroit–12/12/2012

DPS Launching New Text Messaging System For Parents

The district says text messaging will help when it comes to district information, emergencies, and important classroom news.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/10/2012

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Detroit Offers Promise Scholarships

The mission of The Detroit College Promise is to motivate Detroit students to make education a priority.

CBS Detroit–11/23/2012

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

Board Votes To Remove Detroit Schools From Education Achievement Authority

The Detroit Board of Education has voted to wipe-out all the changes implemented under Michigan’s old Emergency Manager law.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/14/2012

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Proposal Calls For Major Cuts For Detroit Public Schools

The Detroit School Board is holding a special meeting Tuesday night to unveil a major proposal on overhauling the district.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/13/2012

Roy Roberts - Detroit Public Schools - Emergency Financial Manager. (File Photo)

Detroit Schools Boss Might Quit If Prop 1 Fails

Detroit Public Schools Emergency Financial Manager Roy Roberts says if Michigan voters reject Proposal 1, he might not be able to continue in his current position.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/31/2012

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