High School Graduation

Kayla Hawkins gets a roadside message from her parents. (WWJ/CBS)

When You Get A Billboard For High School Graduation … What Can You Expect After College?

Most kids may get a card and a little cash from mom and dad for their high school graduation.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/10/2013

DETROIT, MI - MAY 15:  Torii Hunter #48 of the Detroit Tigers reacts after getting hit by a pitch from Jose Veras of the Houston Astros in the ninth inning at Comerica Park on May 15, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Torii Hunter Will Miss Two Games To Attend Son’s Graduation

Tigers outfielder Torii Hunter will miss games on Friday and Saturday in Baltimore to attend his son’s high school graduation ceremony in Texas.

97.1 The Ticket–05/28/2013

Students’ Pregnant Bellies Banned From Yearbook Pics

A Michigan school district has barred two pregnant students from showing their baby bumps in the high school yearbook.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/16/2013

Debate Renews Over Michigan Graduation Requirements

Some Michigan lawmakers are making another attempt to change the state’s high school graduation requirements, which they argue do not provide flexibility to allow students to pursue career and technical education programs.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/14/2013


Students Suspended For Riding Bikes To School

Sixty-five students at a West Michigan high school were suspended for riding bikes to school on the last day of their senior year without informing administrators.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/23/2012


Michigan’s Graduation Rate Dips Slightly For 2011

Tougher graduation requirements for Michigan’s high school class of 2011 did not result in a sharp rise in the number of dropouts, but there was a slight decline in graduation rates.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/11/2012

school-report card and supplies

Increasing Rate Of Graduation The Goal Of New Detroit School

The Detroit Collegiate Preparatory Academy (DCP) – a Diplomas Now and Detroit Public School, will open Tuesday offering students a unique educational recipe that has the potential to significantly boost graduation rates.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/05/2011