Steve Wasko

Elaine Redus talks about her grandson who was shot Friday night. (WWJ/Kathryn Larson)

Police: Shooting Gang Related, “We Know Who They Are”

Detroit Public Schools Spokesman Steve Wasko said the incident happened Friday night as about 800 people were gathered at East English Village Preparatory Academy, at Cadieux Road and East Warren Avenue.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/12/2014

Outside a Detroit school (WWJ Photo/Vickie Thomas, File)

DPS Sending Parents Survey To Rate Their Concerns Regarding School Issues

What are the top concerns among parents in the Detroit Public Schools? A survey sent to parents hopes to answer that very question.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/10/2013

Detroit classroom (WWJ Photo, File)

Don’t Call It A Bribe, Detroit Public Schools Offer Chance At iPads And More To Students To Attend School

In addition to the special menu, students will have a chance to win iPads, bikes, and gift certificates as an incentive to get them to show up to school.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/01/2013


DPS Fall Enrollment Up

Great news for Detroit Public Schools – they have exceeded their Fall enrollment. A DPS spokesperson says close to 66,000 K-12 students are enrolled, up by 137 students.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/20/2011

A parade was part of DPS Education & Enrollment Expo. (WWJ: Chrystal Knight)

DPS Hosts Education And Enrollment Expo

Lots of fun going on in Hart Plaza Saturday for the Detroit Public Schools Education and Enrollment Expo. The idea is to get DPS students and parents excited about the back to school season.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/27/2011


Court Rules: EFM Has Control Over District

Detroit Public Schools Emergency Financial Manager, Robert Bobb now has total control over district operations.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/18/2011

DPS Tries To Boost Enrollment

Detroit Public Schools have been working overtime to get students enrolled in school this year, including working on Labor Day weekend.