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Question Of Support For Planned Restructuring Of Detroit Schools

Detroit School Board President Anthony Adams appeared before City Council Tuesday to promote Financial Manager Robert Bobb’s plan to close more schools in June.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/05/2011

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Workshops For Parents Address DPS Renaissance 2012

The Detroit Public Schools’ Parents Speakers Bureau will hold workshops beginning Tuesday for other parents and guardians at the district’s Parent Resource Centers to inform them about the DPS Renaissance 2012 plan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/05/2011

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Concern Over Detroit Schools Closing Plan

Many people, including one local lawmaker, voicing their concerns over the 32 Detroit schools expected to close over the next two years; DPS’ Robert Bobb to hold meetings with parents and students.


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DPS Outlines Restructuring Plan

The Financial Manager of Detroit Schools has named 45 schools which will either be turned into “charter” schools or close altogether.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/30/2011


DPS To Identify 45 ‘Renaissance Schools’ Slated For Turnaround

On Wednesday we’ll find out what Detroit Public Schools will be converted to charter schools under Emergency Financial Manager Robert Bobb’s turnaround plan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/30/2011


DFT Responds To Robert Bobb’s Expanded Role

The DFT’s Executive Vice President says the union already has an agreement with Bobb and has nothing else to give.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/29/2011

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Head To Head Between Robert Bobb, School Board

Emergency Financial Manager Robert Bobb meets with members of the board and their attorney at 6:00 Monday night in a closed-door session.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/28/2011

Rally For Education In Southwest Detroit

Hundred of parents and students will be gathering in Southwest Detroit to brainstorm ideas on improving education in Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/22/2011


Court Rules: EFM Has Control Over District

Detroit Public Schools Emergency Financial Manager, Robert Bobb now has total control over district operations.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/18/2011


Robert Bobb Wants New Charter Schools In Detroit

The DPS emergency financial manager is calling for the conversion of 41 public schools. He says the plan would help shave up to $99 million in costs.