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Partnership Aims To Educate About Healthy Eating

A partnership between Detroit Public Schools and a nonprofit group aims to educate students about healthy eating and includes planting new gardens at schools.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/03/2013

Detroit Public Schools To Add 46 Pre-K Classrooms

Detroit Public Schools on Tuesday launched a universal pre-kindergarten initiative that will add 46 pre-K classrooms across the city, expanding early childhood offerings to eligible students.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/02/2013

Thomas Edison Elementary student tends to the lemonade business. (WWJ/Mike Campbell)

Lemonade Day – It’s Elementary For DPS Students

Six-year-old second grader Donovan Lavelle-Evans has already learned business lesson number one.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/07/2013

Garden fresh foods. (WWJ/Marie Osborne)

Schools Stepping Up The ‘Fresh’ On The Lunch Menu

Three years ago Detroit Public Schools began a food revolution in its cafeterias.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/03/2013

L)Gov. Rick Snyder and U.S. Sec of Education Arne Duncan. (WWJ/Kathryn Larson)

“We Need To Be Wildly Successful” Says Arne Duncan In Detroit

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan spent the day in Detroit, visiting a DPS school and an EAA school with Governor Rick Snyder.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/06/2013

Charles Knott. (Crime Stoppers)

Police Search For Clues In The Shooting Death Of ‘Coach’

Police said 54-year-old Charles Knott, who was also know around the area as Coach, was found dead in his car late Tuesday night.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/03/2013

Roy Roberts (WWJ Photo/Vickie Thomas)

Emergency Manager For Detroit Public Schools To Step Down

Gov. Snyder says Roy Roberts has done a “fabulous” job.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/02/2013

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

DPS Lands $1.5 Mil Grant To Aid School-Based Community Programs

J.P Morgan Chase has awarded DPS $1.5 million which will aid school-based community programs in southwest Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/29/2013

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

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