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DPS disregards its own rules in rush to close beloved community school

Former Detroit Public Schools Emergency Manager Roy Roberts could at times be disarmingly candid. One of those moments came in April as he unveiled the district’s new strategic plan. Closing more schools every year, he acknowledged, was a losing plan. “When the team came to me with schedules for reviewing the list of schools that might have to close, I was extremely uncomfortable,” Roberts confided. “I said ...

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OPEN HOUSE AUGUST 23rd FOR CONTRACTORS WANTING TO WORK ON WOODWARD AVENUE STREETCAR CONSTRUCTION

Companies interested in being a subcontractor, service provider, or supplier for the construction of the Woodward Avenue Streetcar line are invited to a Construction Open House on Friday, August 23, 2013. Stacy and Witbeck, the construction manager hired by M-1 RAIL, is hosting the open house at MotorCity Casino-Hotel, 2901 Grand River Avenue, Detroit, MI 48201. ...

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