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School Districts Receive Waivers To Start Early

Jul 22, 2016
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Students might need to change their Labor Day weekend plans.  This fall, 50 school districts will have a new, earlier start date.  

Gov. Rick Snyder says he’s open to the idea of the state taking over debt from Detroit Public Schools (DPS).

A long-awaited report released this week by the Coalition for the Future of Detroit Schoolchildren recommended the move. It urges the state to assume hundreds of millions of dollars in DPS debt.


The Ann Arbor school board has approved the first two purchases funded by the technology bond voters approved earlier this year.  Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

Ann Arbor school district officials say the school year is off to a good start with just a few minor glitches.  Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.