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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

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

(Photo: WWJ, File)

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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