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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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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

Evaluation System Would Identify ‘Ineffective’ Michigan Teachers

Shape up or be fired: That’s what could happen to teachers deemed ineffective under a proposed system to be considered by state lawmakers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/24/2013

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