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Pontiac Students Bundle Up, Awaiting Heating Fix

Hoodies and sweats are on in parts of Pontiac High School and Pontiac Middle School, because the heat is off in half of each building.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/23/2013

(Photo: WWJ, File)

Drop In Detroit Schools Enrollment Not As Sharp As Anticipated

A DPS spokesman says they were prepared to lose as many as 5,000 students this year …

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/08/2013

Michigan May Require All Schools To Have EpiPens

“This is a no-brainer … We have another relatively simple way to look out for our students.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/07/2013

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Saying The Pledge Of Allegiance In School Now A Law

A new law in Michigan requires the Pledge of Allegiance to be recited in schools, but kids can opt out.

97.1 The Ticket–10/01/2013

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Detroit Group Gets $2.75M For Housing, Business, Schools On Woodward

A Detroit project is among three winners of $8.25 million from the Wells Fargo Next Awards for Opportunity Finance.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/18/2013

Courtney Hood (Facebook Photo)

Father Of Suicide Victim Urges Parents To Talk To Kids About Bullying

Jim Nicksich is still trying to get over his 15-year-old daughter’s suicide, but hopes his story can help save another child’s life.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/11/2013

A NOBLE Fight Against Bullying

With a new school year underway, students have a lot to worry about: Getting good grades, making friends and hoping they won’t be the victims of bullies. Despite increased public awareness of the problem, local anti-bullying experts say the numbers are still staggering.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/10/2013

21 Detroit Schools To Stay Open 7 Days A Week

DPS announced that select schools will now remain open 12 hours a day, seven days-a-week — offering some new programs.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/15/2013

Report: 75% Of Detroit Schools Don’t Provide Adequate Education

An annual ranking shows that only one-quarter of the schools in Detroit are providing an adequate education for its students.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/07/2013

At Dixon Academy in Detroit. (credit: WWJ/Pat Sweeting, File)

New Report Ranks Michigan School Districts Financial Health

There’s a new tool to help Michigan school districts determine the state of their financial health. Michigan-based Munetrix has developed a rating system ranking districts from zero for low risk, up to ten for those at highest risk of facing a financial crisis.

08/06/2013

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