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Dress codes are thorny subject for many schools

— They’re called leggings — popular fashion items that are tight-fitting pants to some, and glorified tights to others. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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Schools too quick to kick students out? March against zero-tolerance planned

Dozens will march from Detroit to Lansing Monday to Wednesday to draw attention to their concerns and to urge schools to adopt policies that limit lengthy expulsions and suspensions to the most serious offenses, create alternatives to such disciplinary action and eliminate suspensions for uniform and truancy violations Full News here – freep

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Searching for, and finding, good schools in Detroit

Searching for, and finding, good schools in Detroit Frankie Piccirilli has a year and half to find a school for her 3-year-old daughter. In Detroit. Here's the surprising thing. She's isn't worried in the least. Piccirilli, 32, and her husband are middle-class Detroiters. They work in the city, live in … Full News here – […]

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Searching for, and finding, good schools in Detroit

Frankie Piccirilli has a year and half to find a school for her 3-year-old daughter. In Detroit. Here's the surprising thing. She's isn't worried in the least. Full News here – Detroit News columnists RSS from The Detroit News

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Cornerstone Schools breaks ground on Detroit high school

Detroit — A shuttered parochial school on the city’s west side is getting new life as a charter high school that focuses on health and technology. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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Cornerstone schools officials show students the importance of exercise with a TrekDesk

Getting himself and his colleagues off their derrieres is not the only reason Tom Willis, CEO of Cornerstone Charter Schools in Detroit, recently got a treadmill desk. Full News here – Detroit News columnists RSS from The Detroit News

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Map: Detroit Public Schools inventory of for-sale properties

Detroit Public Schools has generated more than $ 12 million from the sale of vacant properties since 2009. This map lists more than 100 properties currently on the market. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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EAA board approves $2M plan for math, science labs at 7 schools

— The Education Achievement Authority wants to add science, technology, engineering and math labs to seven of its schools and use existing Title I money to pay for it. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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Duggan, Detroit schools drum up interest in vacant school properties

Detroit — Detroit’s mayor and school district came together Thursday to encourage investors and developers to buy and revitalize dozens of empty school buildings across the city. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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Snowstorm Hammers Southeast Michigan, Over 700 Schools Close

Snowstorm Hammers Southeast Michigan, Over 700 Schools Close DETROIT (WWJ)/AP – Snow is falling fast across southern Michigan Wednesday morning, leaving roads slippery and more than 700 school closures. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for the entire region, in effect until 3 p.m. … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Detroit schools project always keeps virtual classroom open

Detroit Public Schools educates the largest number of children in the state — nearly 50,000 — yet outside school, its students are among the most disconnected, with 70 percent lacking Internet access at home. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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Detroit schools close, parents upset

Parents with kids in the Detroit Public School District are voicing concerns.  They say first it was snow, then it was cold, and now power outages are costing their kids their education. Five schools in Detroit had to close on Thursday to to power problems. Full News here – Detroit | WXYZ

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Bill to authorize EAA to operate 50 schools in House; no vote scheduled

A newly amended bill that would codify the Education Achievement Authority into state law and set a 50-school cap is under review by House lawmakers, who could vote on the issue as soon as Thursday. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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Most DPS schools open on Count Day after power outage

Power has been restored to most of the Detroit Public Schools that suffered a major electrical outage Tuesday and prompted concerns over impact to the district’s Count Day being held Wednesday. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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Major power outage closes dozens of Detroit schools

Detroit Public Schools has experienced a major outage of electrical service from the Detroit Public Lighting Department … Full News here – Click On Detroit News

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