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Ex-Lunch Aide Gets Jail In Student Beating Case

An ex-lunchroom aide who authorities say paid students to beat up a fourth-grader has been sentenced to 7 days in jail and a year of probation.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/17/2014

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Urban Farm Planned For Shuttered Detroit School

A nearly 27-acre urban farm that will provide produce for Detroit public school students’ meals is planned at a former high school.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/12/2014

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State OKs Proposal To Sell Vacant Detroit School

A state loan board has given the Detroit Public Schools permission to sell vacant Southwestern High for $1 million.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/28/2014

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Don’t Forget To Vote: Local Issues On Ballots Include School Funding

It’s election day in Michigan for school districts and local governments in 50 of Michigan’s 83 counties.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/25/2014

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Board Of Education Takes Stance On Snow Days

State officials are recommending adding full school days, rather than adding hours.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/13/2014

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‘Who’s The Daddy?’ Homework Assignment Prompts Parent Complaint

The principal of Romeo High School has called an outraged father to apologize about a controversial homework assignment.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/12/2014

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School Volunteer Honored On 90th Birthday

A woman honored at a Keego Harbor school for her dedication to students isn’t a teacher or administrator.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/12/2014

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Gov. Snyder Takes On K-12 Funding ‘Misinformation’

Gov. Rick Snyder is taking on what he says is “misinformation” over his record of funding public schools not long before he puts forward his next budget.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/26/2014

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Michigan’s School Violence Tip Line Coming In 2014

Michigan is creating a confidential tip line so students can alert authorities to threats of school violence and suicide.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/21/2013

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DPS Students Fail In Math, Reading Compared With Other Urban Districts

We’ve known this for years, and these new data reinforce that we are not doing enough to better serve our students.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/18/2013

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