Emergency Manager

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Detroit School Board Files Civil Rights Complaint: State Created Separate, Unequal Education System For Black Kids

The complaint also says the district also ignored warnings about former Detroit City Council President Charles Pugh being allowed to mentor boys.

WWJ Newsradio 950–24 hours ago

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Financially Struggling District To Close Only High School In Highland Park

School enrollment for Highland Park has dropped along with the population.

CBS Detroit–05/28/2015

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Initiatives Will Transform Struggling District Says DPS Emergency Manager

The district looks to restore art, music and gym to some of the middle schools says the DPS emergency manager.

CBS Detroit–05/13/2015

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Detroit Board Of Police Commissioners Want Their Power Restored

The commission chair says their power should be restored – noting the alleged police brutality in places like Ferguson, Missouri.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/04/2014

Cooley High School in Detroit.

DPS And City Of Detroit Strike Deal On Debt, Vacant School Buildings

A deal has been reached between the city of Detroit and its public school district Tuesday — in the form of a trade.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/28/2014

DPS Emergency Manager Jack Martin. (Credit/WWJ)

Detroit School Board Votes To Remove Emergency Manager

Immediate changes aren’t expected after the board of the Detroit Public Schools voted to remove the district’s state-appointed emergency manager.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/30/2014

Detroit City Council votes to remove Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr during council session Thursday. (WWJ/Stephanie Davis)

Detroit Officials Regaining Most City Control As Orr Removed From Role As Emergency Manager

The Detroit City Council on Thursday unanimously approved a plan to transfer daily operations to elected officials while retaining the state-appointed emergency manager to oversee bankruptcy matters until they are resolved.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/25/2014

Detroit Councilwoman Saunteel Jenkins and Councilman James Tate are seen heading into a closed session on Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014. (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

Will Kevyn Orr Stay Or Go? Detroit City Council Debates Emergency Manager’s Future Behind Closed Doors

Detroit City Council entered a third day of discussions about the future of Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/25/2014

Detroit Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr (Credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

EM’s Term Nearing End, City Council To Decide Role Kevyn Orr May Play In Near Future

Removal of Orr as the city’s emergency manager and restoring power back to Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan and the nine-member city council could come as soon as Sept. 29.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/23/2014

The Levin Federal Courthouse In Detroit will host regional rounds of the National Trial Competition. (Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Detroit’s Historic Bankruptcy Trial Begins

“All the revenue sources creditors can reach and are permitted to reach are exhausted,” Bennett told Judge Steven Rhodes.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/02/2014

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