Inkster Public School Teachers Laid Off, Superintendent Reportedly Resigns

Inskter Public Schools are apparently without a superintendent Wednesday morning, and the district’s teachers may soon be out of a job as well.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/15/2013

Buena Vista School District Could Reopen Doors Soon

Reports say the Buena Vista Board of Education approved a deficit elimination plan Tuesday night, potentially ending a freeze on state dollars to the district.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/15/2013

An overflow crowd gathers to discuss the possible payless payday for teachers in Pontiac. (WWJ/Jon Hewett)

Flanagan Approves Plan For Pontiac School District To Avoid Payless Payday

It appears that a payless payday for teachers in one Oakland County school district has been averted.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/11/2013

An overflow crowd gathers to discuss the possible payless payday for teachers in Pontiac. (WWJ/Jon Hewett)

Pontiac Teachers And Staff Address Possible Payless Payday

Teachers and other staff in the Pontiac School District are met Friday night to address the fact that they’ve been told they may not get paychecks next week.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/10/2013

Roy Roberts - Detroit Public Schools - Emergency Financial Manager. (File Photo)

Detroit Public Schools’ Emergency Manager To Fire Superintendent

The state-appointed emergency manager for the Detroit Public Schools says he’ll fire a superintendent and make other changes to exert control over academic policies.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/28/2013

School Districts Cancel Class Due To Doomsday Talk, Potential Threats

School administrators in at least three Michigan counties decided to cancel classes Thursday and Friday because of talk surrounding the shootings in Newtown, Connecticut and rumors connected to the Mayan calendar predicting the end of the world.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/19/2012

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Ex-Pontiac Schools Administrator Indicted For Fraud

A former assistant superintendent for Pontiac Schools has been indicted on corruption and money laundering charges.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/06/2012

Dr. John Covington. (Credit: Associated Press Photo)

$175K Signing Bonus To Attract Chancellor For Newly Created School Program

The superintendent of the Kansas City schools is the first chancellor of the Michigan Education Achievement Authority, which Governor Snyder recently created to help under-achieving schools.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/26/2011

Mary Haezebrouck, principal at Barnard Elementary, left; and Caryn Leonard, a 4th grade teacher at Barnard, right. Credit: Troy School District

Troy Teachers Ratify New Contract

Teachers will pay more in their own health care coverage. The district says the two-year deal will save 10-million dollars, ensuring that major programs won’t be slashed.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/18/2011

State Representative Lesia Liss.

School And Elected Officials Meet To Discuss Proposed Cuts

Some Macomb County superintendents met with elected state and federal officials about proposed cuts to education.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/21/2011