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Back To School: Helping Your Kids With Their Homework

Students who do their homework consistently tend to have better grades. It’s not always easy to get them to do their homework, especially after a busy day, but these tips can help.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/25/2012

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Get Free School Supplies At ‘Backpackpalooza Downriver’

Children will be able to get free books, backpacks and needed school supplies for the upcoming school year at Backpackpalooza Downriver, held at Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/11/2012


Teachers Await Selections Of Charter Operators

Thousands of laid-off Michigan public school teachers don’t know if they will have jobs waiting for them when classes resume this fall in their state-run districts.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/08/2012

Members of the JLRA class of 2015. (WWJ Photo/Mike Campbell)

Jalen Rose Gives Progress Report On Leadership Academy

The founder of the Jalen Rose Leadership Academy — a charter school in Detroit that has been described as a “model for urban education” — called WWJ Newsradio 950 on Saturday to give a progress report on the school’s first year in operation.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/23/2012

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2 Firefighters Hurt Battling Detroit School Blaze

A fire broke out late Thursday morning at the former Redford High School at McNichols and Grand River.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/21/2012


Michigan House Passes Education Budget Bills

Republicans in the Michigan House approved a budget deal Thursday for state universities, community colleges and public schools, outvoting Democrats who said it didn’t do enough to make up for last year’s education cuts.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/02/2012


Building Fire Near Commerce Township School

The fire is at a storage facility on Duck Lake Road, just south of Commerce, across the street from Country Oaks Elementary School.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/30/2012


Gas Leak Near Ortonville School

Officials said a HAZMAT crew was deployed to the scene near Oakwood Elementary.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/15/2012


Michigan 8th Graders See Science Scores Improve

Michigan eight-graders have scored significantly better on a national science test in 2011 than in 2009, beating the national average.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/12/2012

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Student Allegedly Brings Loaded Gun To School

A Dearborn Heights teen is in police custody after school officials say he brought a gun to school.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/07/2012