Special Education

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Ex-Special Ed Teacher Pleads In Student Sex Case

A former teacher has pleaded no contest in a sex case involving a special education student at a southwestern Michigan high school.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/14/2013

2012 construction on the adjoining East English Village Prep Academy. (Credit:DPS)

DPS Unveils New Earth-Friendly School For Special Education Students

The Detroit Public Schools is giving a sneak peek at its new earth-friendly school: the Williamson special education building.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/22/2013

Detroit Schools To Pay $425K To Student’s Family

A Detroit federal judge has ordered cash-strapped DPS to pay $425,000 to the family of a special education student who had a seizure and died after being forced to walk unassisted by a school aide.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/01/2012

Plymouth-Canton Schools Sued Over Middle School Sex Assault

A Wayne County school district is being hauled into court over the alleged repeated sexual assault of a 15-year-old girl with Down syndrome.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/09/2011

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Eastern Michigan Gets Largest Gift In Its History

Philanthropists William (Bill) and Delores (Dee) Brehm have long had a vision to help children with special needs in new and creative ways. Now they are collaborating with Eastern Michigan University to further that goal by donating $3.2 million to Eastern’s College of Education, the largest gift in the University’s history.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/22/2011

Teacher Arraigned On Criminal Sexual Conduct Charge

Genesee County authorities have arraigned a Grand Blanc High School special education teacher accused of having sexual relations with one of her students.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/28/2011

Police Say Special Ed Teacher Had Sex With Student

A special education teacher at Grand Blanc High School is charged with having sex with one of her students.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/28/2011