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Highland Park Schools EM to offer meetings with residents

Highland Park— Responding to concerns about her accessibility, Highland Park Schools Emergency Manager Joyce Parker tonight is expected to announce she will hold weekly "coffee time" meetings with district residents. Continue reading

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Forum planned for Highland Park students, parents

The emergency manager for Highland Park Public Schools and representatives… Continue reading

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Jackson, others call for tighter controls on assault weapons

Detroit -Local government officials and faith based leaders joined civil rights icon the Rev. Jesse Jackson on Sunday to renew a pledge to place tighter restrictions on the purchase of assault weapons. Among the region’s top officials that announced th… Continue reading

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Charter group named to run citys schools

HIGHLAND PARK Highland Park Schools' emergency manager Joyce Parker has selected the Leona Group, a charter school provider, to operate the district's schools beginning this fall.The newly … Continue reading

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Highland Park schools get charter operator

Highland Park— The emergency manager for Highland Park schools has named a charter school operator to manage the district’s three schools. Continue reading

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Board for new Highland Park school system to meet Friday

Highland Park— A special open meeting of the board of directors for the new Highland Park Public Schools Academy System will be held at noon Friday at the district offices, 20 Bartlett. A note posted on the door says the purpose is to conduct… Continue reading

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2 guilty in Highland Park mans murder

Two Clinton Township residents were found guilty of murder Wednesday by a Macomb County Circuit Court jury after the prosecution said they set a trap to rob Kevin Brown, 22, of Highland Park, who was … Continue reading

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Michigan PTA says schools ‘can’t be sued into success,’ criticizes ACLU Highland Park suit as a distraction

Michigan PTA says problems will be solved through money, skilled teachers, and a resurgence of parent and family engagement.

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Request to recall Robert Davis from Highland Park school board rejected because of petition language

The Wayne County Election Commission unanimously denied a request Monday to circulate petitions to recall Highland Park school board member Robert Davis because of a lack of clarity.The commission … Continue reading

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Letters ACLU should broaden suit

I applaud and cheer the ACLU's lawsuit against the State of Michigan and Highland Park Schools on behalf of the K-12 students who have lost and continue to lose their educational lives and … Continue reading

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Soaring temperatures thirsty lawns put water in demand

Lewis Earl, 71, of Highland Park hoses down debris to limit dust during the demolition of a McDonald's in Ecorse. Co-worker James Moye, right, said Monday that they have to buy water from Ecorse … Continue reading

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Soaring temperatures thirsty lawns put water in demand

Lewis Earl, 71, of Highland Park hoses down debris to limit dust during the demolition of a McDonald's in Ecorse. Co-worker James Moye, right, said Monday that they have to buy water from Ecorse … Continue reading

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Sanders Factory Fire: Michigan Confectioner’s Old Headquarters Blaze In Highland Park

At the former Sanders factory, fire ravaged the plant that served as the Michigan confectioner’s headquarters from 1941 to 1994 on Saturday and Sunday, July 14 and 15, 2012. Continue reading

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Empty historic Sanders candy factory burns in Highland Park

The abandoned Sanders candy factory on Oakman in Highland Park caught fire on Saturday morning. The cause of the blaze is unknown. / Eric Seals/Detroit Free … Continue reading

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Fire at former Sanders bakery in Highland Park could blaze for days

Around 5 a.m. on Saturday, July 14, 2012, the former Sanders factory at Oakman in Highland Park caught fire. Wooden pallets and foam inside the building appear to be fueling the fire. Multiple … Continue reading

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Fire at former Sanders bakery in Highland Park

. A large fire at the former headquarters for a bakery and candy company in Highland Park sent up billowing plumes of gray smoke that could be seen at least 10 miles away Saturday. Continue reading

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Fire at historic Sanders facility investigated

Billowing plumes of thick gray smoke could be seen at least 10 miles away hours after the fire was reported about 5:30 a.m. Crews from Highland Park, Detroit and Hamtramck had brought the blaze in the 100,000-square-foot building under control by late … Continue reading

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Crews fight blaze at former Sanders bakery

Around 5 a.m. on Saturday, July 14, 2012, the former Sanders factory at Oakman in Highland Park caught fire. Wooden pallets and foam inside the building appear to be fueling the fire. Multiple … Continue reading

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Crews fighting blaze at former Sanders bakery

Around 5 a.m. on Saturday, July 14, 2012, the former Sanders factory at Oakman in Highland Park caught fire. Wooden pallets and foam inside the building appear to be fueling the fire. Multiple … Continue reading

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Crews fighting blaze at former Sanders bakery

A former bakery is burning in Highland Park, sending up plumes of smoke visible at least 10 miles away.Crews from Detroit are helping Highland Park firefighters put out the blaze today at the large … Continue reading

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Old Sander headquarters on fire in Highland Park

Smoke filled the early morning sky as a building that once housed Sanders Confectionery headquarters in Highland Park burned. Continue reading

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Old Sanders Bakery in Highland Park catches fire

The fire was so large, the Hamtramck and Detroit Fire Departments were called… Continue reading

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ACLUs pioneering lawsuit aims to ensure Michigan students learn to read

Michelle Johnson's tone was somber Thursday as she described how her daughter, an 11th-grader at Highland Park High School, could read at only a third-grade level."How can she begin to get … Continue reading

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ACLUs pioneering lawsuit aims to ensure Michigan students learn to read

Michelle Johnson's tone was somber Thursday as she described how her daughter, an 11th-grader at Highland Park High School, could read at only a third-grade level."How can she begin to get … Continue reading

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ACLU sues Michigan for depriving Highland Park students of their ‘right to read’

The American Civil Liberties Union is challenging the state’s obligation to students.

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ACLU sues state EM for failing to teach Highland Park schoolchildren to read

The lawsuit alleges that agencies charged with overseeing Highland Park Schools failed to take the effective steps to ensure students are reading at grade level as set forth by state law. / 2007 Free … Continue reading

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ACLU to announce Highland Park students’ lawsuit

Highland Park— The American Civil Liberties Union is expected to announce a lawsuit on behalf of Highland Park Public Schools students and their parents. Continue reading

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ACLU civil suit to be announced on behalf of Highland Park Public Schools students, parents

The American Civil Liberties Union is expected to announce a lawsuit on behalf of Highland Park Public Schools students and their parents … Continue reading

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Detroit-based organization to announce groundbreaking lawsuit on behalf of Highland Park students families

The American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan will announce what … Continue reading

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Detroit officer kills man after interrupting gunfight

Alonna Jones, 13, and Ayeshia Lyttle, 34, both of Highland Park, sit outside as the probe unfolds, below, near where a Detroit officer shot a man at McNichols and Pontchartrain at Highland … Continue reading

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