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U-M Wants State To Pay For Majority Of $120M Dental School Overhaul

The University of Michigan wants to give its dental school a $120 million renovation and is asking the state to pay for 75 percent of the project.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/21/2013

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DPS Students Fail In Math, Reading Compared With Other Urban Districts

We’ve known this for years, and these new data reinforce that we are not doing enough to better serve our students.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/18/2013

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No Vote On Expansion Of District For Bad Schools

The Michigan Legislature adjourned for the year without authorizing the expansion of a state turnaround district for failing public schools, again thwarting Gov. Rick Snyder’s push for the legislation.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/14/2013

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District For Struggling Schools Loses Students

The state’s Education Achievement Authority, which currently operates low-performing schools in Detroit, has lost nearly a quarter of its students in the past year.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/23/2013

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ESD Institute Bringing Together Leaders In Education, Justice, Government

From Hull, England to Maryland, Oregon, Hamtramck, Roseville and Detroit, The Engineering Society of Detroit Institute will bring together leading experts from throughout the country and the United Kingdom to share best practices in education, police, the courts, community revitalization, and more.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/11/2013

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University Of Toledo To Offer 4-Year Degrees In Michigan

University of Toledo President Lloyd Jacobs said the aim is to “blur the line between Michigan and Ohio.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/09/2013

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Giving Your Child The Gift Of An Education: An MESP Stocking Stuffer

Instead of giving that sweater or a pair of socks that will probably be exchanged for something else this holiday season, you can now give the gift of education. The Michigan Education Savings Program is now offering E-Gifting, allowing grandparents, aunts, uncles, or family friends to contribute toward a child’s college education savings account, just by clicking on a link.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/07/2013

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Workshops Aim To Help Detroit Students, Parents Prepare For College

Who has more anxiety when children leave for college — the kids or their parents?

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/07/2013

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Michigan Gives Final OK To Common Core Standards

The Michigan Legislature has given the final go-ahead to resume spending money to implement more rigorous and uniform national education standards.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/02/2013

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Michigan Panel Weighs Holding Back Third-Graders

Lawmakers began debating whether to take a hard-line stance by holding back the state’s 36,000 third-graders who are not proficient in reading.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/30/2013

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