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Janitor Offers Students $1 To Beat Up 4th-Grader

The janitor was fired after offering two students $1 to “rough up” a fellow fourth-grader who made disparaging remarks about her.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/10/2013

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Detroit School Kids ‘Scared To Death’ By Lunch Hour Police Raid

Detroit Police Chief James Craig says a drug raid near a west side elementary school should not have happened.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/02/2013

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Snyder Signs Law Letting K-12 Districts Be Closed

Gov. Rick Snyder signed a law earlier this week laying the groundwork for two deficit-ridden Michigan school districts to be closed before the fall and for their students to be sent to schools nearby.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/06/2013

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Some Parents Upset With Response To Gun In School

Some parents are upset that they got letters instead of immediate notification after a first grader brought an unloaded gun to school.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/26/2013

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Michigan House OKs Failing School Oversight Bill

The Republican-led House approved legislation to give the state control over more of Michigan’s lowest-performing public schools, sparking a fiery debate over the course of action needed to help persistently failing students succeed in the classroom.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/22/2013

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Michigan House Panel Passes School Oversight Bill

A Republican-controlled education committee on Wednesday forwarded to the full House for a vote a bill that would expand the state’s authority to take the reins at low-performing schools.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/14/2013

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Back To School Prep: For Elementary, Middle & High School Students

The first day of school feels to children the way the first day on a job feels to parents, a bit stressful. The two best ways to prepare your children for a less stressful first day is to change as many unknown factors to known and provide positive support.

08/01/2012

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Birney K-8 School Set To Reopen On Monday

Birney K-8 School in Southfield will reopen Monday after being closed this past week due to a water main break.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/05/2011

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Birney School In Southfield Closed Due To Water Issues

The boiler room and connecting underground tunnels of Birney K – 8 School on Evergreen were founded flooded Sunday afternoon.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/30/2011

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Students To Take Alternative Forms Of MEAP Tests

Students at a Livingston County elementary school will take alternate forms of the state MEAP tests after investigators determined security was breached on one or more of the exams.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/08/2011

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