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DPS Emergency Manager Jack Martin. (Credit/WWJ)

Michigan: Detroit Schools No Longer ‘High Risk’

The state of Michigan is easing some financial oversight of Detroit’s public schools.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/18/2013

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Giving Your Child The Gift Of An Education: An MESP Stocking Stuffer

Instead of giving that sweater or a pair of socks that will probably be exchanged for something else this holiday season, you can now give the gift of education. The Michigan Education Savings Program is now offering E-Gifting, allowing grandparents, aunts, uncles, or family friends to contribute toward a child’s college education savings account, just by clicking on a link.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/07/2013

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Michigan Panel Weighs Holding Back Third-Graders

Lawmakers began debating whether to take a hard-line stance by holding back the state’s 36,000 third-graders who are not proficient in reading.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/30/2013

Michigan Considers Grading Schools From A To F

Michigan’s new color-coded school accountability system already could be up for an overhaul just two months after its debut.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/28/2013

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

Michigan House Votes To Put EpiPens In Schools

Supporters of the legislation say a quarter of anaphylactic shock incidents in schools occur among students unaware that they have an allergy.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/23/2013

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

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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

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