Roy Roberts

(WWJ Photo/Florence Walton)

Demolition Begins On Detroit’s Mackenzie High School

The 85-year-old Mackenzie High school on Detroit’s west side is finally coming down.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/28/2012

Detroit Schools Set Hearing On $784M Budget

The public is getting a chance to comment on the state-managed Detroit Public Schools’ proposed $784 million budget for 2012-13.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/27/2012

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Michigan Matters: Pancakes & Politics – Education

This week on Michigan Matters, Carol Cain and the camera crew travel to the Detroit Athletic Club for the final installment of the 2012 Michigan Chronicle’s Pancakes and Politics Forums.

CBS 62–06/25/2012

Roy Roberts - Detroit Public Schools - Emergency Financial Manager. (File Photo)

Roberts Predicts DPS Will Avoid Teachers’ Strike

DPS Emergency Manager Roy Roberts is hopeful that the two sides can come together on a new deal.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/15/2012

Detroit Federation of Teachers president Keith Johnson (C). (WWJ: Florence Walton)

Union Leader Threatens Lawsuit Over Teacher Re-Hiring Evaluations

Detroit Federation of Teachers President Keith Johnson is threatening to file a lawsuit against the school district if any teacher loses their job based on end of the school year teacher evaluations.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/25/2012

Students at the Detroit School of the Arts. (WWJ: Beth Fisher)

New Partnership In The Works For Detroit School Of The Arts

Detroit Public Schools Emergency Manager Roy Roberts has announced new partnerships for the Detroit School of the Arts .

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/22/2012

Roy Roberts Denise Ilitch

Michigan Matters: Roy Roberts & Ilitch, Obama Pizza Party

This week on Michigan Matters, host Carol Cain, talks with Roy Roberts, the Emergency Manager of the troubled Detroit Public Schools, about his first year on the job.

CBS 62–04/09/2012

Roy Roberts - Detroit Public Schools - Emergency Financial Manager. (File Photo)

Detroit Students: ‘Purr’fect Attendance To Bring A Surprise From Tigers

Saying students learn best when they are in the classroom, Detroit Public Schools Emergency Manager Roy Roberts announced during taping of “Michigan Matters” that he’s teaming with Denise Ilitch to offer an award from the Detroit Tigers for students.

CBS 62–04/06/2012

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Roy Roberts Reveals Emergency Plan To Overhaul Detroit Public Schools

A new plan to overhaul the way Detroit Public Schools operates is part of an effort to improve academics, stem years of plummeting enrollment and bring in more money to educate students, the district’s emergency financial manager said Thursday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/05/2012

Roy Roberts (WWJ Photo, File)

DPS’ Roy Roberts Signs On For Another Year As EM

In an exclusive one-on-one interview, Roy Roberts tells WWJ that he just signed a contract for another year as Detroit Public Schools emergency manager.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/12/2012