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Mark Dantonio: Schools interested in hiring Pat Narduzzi ‘a good problem to have’

Dantonio said Michigan State will be prepared if and when Narduzzi gets hired away to become the head coach at another program. Full News here – Ann Arbor mobile sports

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Detroit schools coalition will hit books in a hurry

Detroit schools coalition will hit books in a hurry

Kirk Pinho – Two hands is all you need to count the number of publicly financed schools in Detroit with Michigan Educational Assessment Program scores above the state average, in spite of more than two decades of experimentation that included increasing competition for students with charter schools.Now, Gov. Rick Snyder and Mayor Mike Duggan are […]

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Detroit schools crisis: 31 groups launch mission to fix problems in Michigan’s largest district, charters

DETROIT, MI — Less than 24 hours after the City of Detroit “officially” got out of bankruptcy, leaders from 31 community groups announced Thursday a new plan aimed to get city schools out of an ongoing crisis. Full News here – Detroit News

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Q&A: U2’s The Edge fights to keep music programs, instruments in Detroit area schools

DETROIT, MI — U2’s guitarist The Edge has joined the fight to keep musical instruments and programs in Detroit area schools and beyond. I caught up with The Edge over e-mail to get some insight about the initiative and what music means to him. Full News here – Detroit Entertainment

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Detroit Schools Close Early as Power Failure Hits City Buildings

Detroit Schools Close Early as Power Failure Hits City Buildings Schools were dismissed early, downtown traffic signals flickered and went out, and Detroit's fire stations had to rely on generators on Tuesday after a power cable failed and part of the city lost electricity, officials said. The power loss forced the … Full News here […]

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Detroit schools make some positive announcements as attention starts turning their way following city’s bankruptcy approval

With nearly 8 percent of its students identified as bilingual, Detroit Public Schools are expanding programming for students and parents in need of extra language education. Full News here – Detroit News

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NeNe Leakes — Screws Detroit Schools … You'll Get NOTHING From Me

NeNe Leakes — Screws Detroit Schools … You'll Get NOTHING From Me NeNe Leakes has become a public enemy in Detroit, after glibly stiffing the school system out of $ 20K. It's shocking … NeNe challenged fellow "Real Housewives of Atlanta" castmate Kenya Moore to pony up $ 20K for the charity of Kenya's choice, […]

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Charter schools executive, storm chaser headline Dutch-American Heritage Day

Annual event happens Nov. 12 in Hudsonville. Full News here – Oakland Business

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State of charter schools: How Michigan spends $1 billion but fails to hold schools accountable

The Free Press examined the state of charter schools in Michigan – successes, failures, flaws in the system and in state laws. They also looked across the country for best practices, at how other states oversee their charter schools. Full News here – freep

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Detroit Schools Foundation ranks on national list of K-12 districts

Sherri Welch – The Detroit Public Schools Foundation ranked No. 25 of the 100 K-12 education foundations affiliated with the country’s largest school districts, according to a new study, based on the impact it’s having on students. Compiled by Tampa-based dewey & associates, “Stepping Up: The Top K-12 Education Foundations in the Nation” reviews K-12 […]

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DPS tech schools undergoing redesign focusing on jobs of the future

The district is creating 21st Century Workforce Development Centers at Randolph Technical High School, Breithaupt Career Center, Davis Aerospace Technical High School at Golightly and Crockett at Ben Carson High School for Science and Medicine. Full News here – freep

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Walled Lake Schools to pay $1.1M to parents cleared in dismissed rape case

West Bloomfield Police arrested the Wendrows in December 2007 after a school aide helped their autistic daughter, who can’t speak, type a statement accusing her father of repeated rapes and her mother of ignoring the attacks The statement was written using facilitated communication, where the aide guides the child’s fingers over a keyboard. Full News […]

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Central Michigan University’s biosciences building raises school’s profile

As Michigan’s pool of high school graduates continues to shrink, Central Michigan University, like all universities in the state, is competing for fewer students. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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Few Detroit schools get promising grade from city nonprofit

Fewer than one in five Detroit schools received the recommendation of a nonprofit that rates academic performance. Excellent Schools Detroit issued Wednesday its 2014 Scorecard, an assessment of K-8 schools that serve Detroit students. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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Detroit Public Schools dismissing students two hours early due to looming

Detroit Public Schools dismissing students two hours early due to looming … Next. DETROIT (WXYZ) – Detroit Public Schools will dismiss students two hours early due to looming severe weather. DPS released the following statement: All Detroit Public Schools will dismiss two hours earlier than their scheduled bell times today, Sept. Full News here – […]

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