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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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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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