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British Music Entrepreneurs Bring Music Education to Detroit: Behind the Scenes at DIME

As a Detroit artist, I’ve always looked for a place to call home: a place to develop my skills, create, rehearse, and perform. There was no single place in the city that offered all of these things until Detroit Institute of Music Education (DIME) opened its doors this spring.

07/08/2014

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Detroit Schools See Struggles In Latest Benchmark Exam Results

According to Michigan Merit Exam scores released Monday, just five 11th grade students out of 649 would be proficient in science.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/07/2014

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State Superintendent Warns He’ll Suspend Charter School Authorizers That Don’t Measure Up

Some organizations that run local charter schools could soon be out of business.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/07/2014

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‘Michigan Students Are Making Progress’ State Test Scores Show, But College Readiness Slips

The latest state test score show Michigan students are improving across all subjects.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/07/2014

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Company Recalls School Buses Due To Steering And Fuel Issues

Georgia-based Blue Bird is recalling 2,500 of its All-American school buses, as well as some transit buses, to fix a problem that could make steering more difficult.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/05/2014

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New Michigan Budget May Affect You In Many Ways

The Republican-written spending plan affects many corners of life — from how much it costs to attend a university to how many state troopers patrol the highways.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/29/2014

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U-M Regents Vote To Raise Tuition 1.6 Percent For In-State Students

The Board of Regents unanimously approved a 1.6 percent tuition increase for in-state students and a 3.4 percent increase for out-of-state students.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/21/2014

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Professor: Snow Days Had ‘No Impact’ On Children’s Education

A Harvard University public policy professor did a study and said that he found that snow days had no effect at all.

06/20/2014

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Downriver High School Students Caught In Cheating Scandal After Entire Class Gets 100%

Students at a Downriver high school will have to retake a final exam and could be facing disciplinary action after they were caught cheating.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/17/2014

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Starbucks Clears College Degree Path For Workers

CEO Howard Schultz told workers that the issue was personal because he was the first in his family to attend college.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/16/2014

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