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Sexual Assault Report At School Investigated

Authorities are investigating a report that a girl at the Alternative Path Academy was sexually assaulted by three boys at the Flint school.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/15/2012

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Report Shows Long Road Ahead To Improve Students’ Reading Abilities

A new report on vocabulary skills shows a great deal of work needs to be done to improve the reading ability of all students.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/06/2012

Police Catch Sex Offender Searching School Trash

Police say they’ve arrested a 64-year-old registered sex offender rummaging through trash bins at a MIchigan school, looking for clothing and notes from students.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/30/2012

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Board Votes To Remove Detroit Schools From Education Achievement Authority

The Detroit Board of Education has voted to wipe-out all the changes implemented under Michigan’s old Emergency Manager law.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/14/2012

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Proposal Calls For Major Cuts For Detroit Public Schools

The Detroit School Board is holding a special meeting Tuesday night to unveil a major proposal on overhauling the district.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/13/2012

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Detroit School Cuts Served Lunch After Food Fights

A Detroit school stopped serving lunch to sixth- through eighth-graders following food fights, attracting complaints that led officials to reverse the decision.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/06/2012

Flint Schools Probe Bullying Of Autistic Student Who Refused Marijuana

School officials in Flint are investigating a claim that an autistic ninth-grader was assaulted by other students when he refused to take a marijuana blunt.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/20/2012

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School Music Program Loans New Instruments To All 5th Graders

Despite schools across Michigan cutting music programs out of the curriculum — 5th grade students at Warren Consolidated School District are enjoying the high notes thanks to a new initiative that lets them all learn to play.

CBS 62–09/27/2012

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Policy Links School Attendance, Welfare Benefits

A new policy taking effect on Oct. 1 means Michigan parents whose children don’t attend school could lose welfare cash benefits.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/25/2012

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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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