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Could Robert Bobb Be Weighing A Run For Mayor?

The Washington Post is reporting that Bobb, the former emergency financial manager for Detroit Public Schools, has taken discreet steps to explore a run for mayor in the nation’s capitol.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/29/2013

Fisher Building in Detroit. (File photo)

Investigation Finds No Illegal Action With DPS Real Estate Deals

An investigation into a series of real estate deals undertaken by the Detroit Public Schools District has concluded that none of the transactions were illegal.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/10/2011

Emergency Financial Manager Robert Bobb. (File Photo WWJ)

Bobb Says Documentary About Detroit Schools Is Unfair

Detroit Public Schools Emergency Financial Manager, Robert Bobb speaking out against a two-hour documentary on the district, airing on cable television, entitled “A National Disgrace.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/11/2011

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DPS’ Roy Roberts Plans To Turn District Around

More parental involvement and community support – two of the ways incoming Detroit Public Schools emergency manager Roy Roberts tells WWJ he’ll turn around the district.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/05/2011

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Gov. Snyder Names New DPS Emergency Manager

Governor Snyder has named former GM exec, Roy Roberts, as the next emergency financial manager of the Detroit Public Schools.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/04/2011

Bids Submitted For Turning 50 Detroit Schools Into Charter Schools

Applications for the new charter schools seeking to open this fall will be evaluated and recommendations made to district emergency financial manager Robert Bobb by early June.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/04/2011

Mumford High School in Detroit. (Credit: DPS Website)

Pivotal Day For 7 Detroit Schools Slated For Closure

Each of the schools will make a 20-minute presentation to convince emergency financial manager Robert Bobb why they should be spared.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/25/2011

DPS Employees React To Layoff Letters

It’s difficult to plan for the future. That’s what some Detroit Public Schools teachers are saying, Friday, after the entire teaching staff began receiving layoff notices.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/15/2011

Robert Bobb (WWJ Photo, File)

Detroit Schools Manager Bobb Willing To Stay On

Detroit Public Schools emergency financial manager Robert Bobb said he is willing to consider staying on the job beyond June in the wake of Michigan’s new financial oversight law.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/08/2011

Cooley High School in Detroit.

DPS Says Charter Schools Need To Prove Themselves

Detroit Public School officials set to release a proposal outlining what charter school operators need to bring to the table if they want to take over a DPS building.