Author archive for WDET

  • Riding Along with a Detroit Citizens Radio Patrol Team

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  • Detroit Today…Tonight: How’s Detroit Doing with Education? [VIDEO, COMMUNITY MEETING]

    Detroit Superintendent Alycia Meriweather and Michigan Senate Education Chair Phil Pavlov was in studio with a live audience of…

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  • Map of countries banned in executive order

    Michigan’s Refugees by the Numbers [CHARTS]

    More than 25,000 refugees from six of the seven countries named in President Trump’s immigration order have arrived in…

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  • African-centered schools in Detroit

    WDET Earlier this year some Detroit children headed to a makeshift school when their parents were fed up with...

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  • Impact of School Choice in Michigan

    WDET Metro Detroit students are attending increasingly segregated schools and districts, and Michigan’s School Choice law has allowed the...

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  • Education

    How Education Was an Issue in 1967…and Remains One Today

    WDET Education and issues surrounding it. The history of desegregation (and busing) in southeast Michigan. What lawmakers are (not)...

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  • AUDIO: Helping with Homework, with a House

    By Laura Herberg | WDET   A construction crew in Highland Park is busy at work, transforming what was...

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  • DJC Poll: Education one of top concerns for region

    By Sandra Svoboda | WDET Black and white residents in southeast Michigan are split when it comes to their...

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  • Lester Spence On Neoliberalism’s Effect on Black Politics

    Stephen Henderson | WDET The oft-repeated Ronald Reagan mantra “government isn’t the solution, government is the problem” continues to...

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  • Liette Gidlow, associate professor of history at Wayne State University

    Liette Gidlow: The call to confront issues of race and poverty has not been answered

    This year, the Detroit Journalism Cooperative is looking back to look forward. The five non-profit media partners are taking...

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