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First Lady Michelle Obama Attends Detroit’s First College Signing Day

May 1, 2015

When first lady Michelle Obama became a freshmen at Princeton University in New Jersey, the Chicago native couldn’t figure out what classes to take or which building they were in. She was overwhelmed and lonely. But she took a few deep breaths and made a plan. Obama found an adviser, made lifelong friends at the…

Pershing Doughbots Compete in State Robotics Finals

April 10, 2015

They’re a rookie team. And there are only three of them. But what they lack in size they more than make up for in enthusiasm and confidence. That’s been key to the success this year for the Pershing Doughbots, the robotics team from Pershing High School in Detroit, an Education Achievement Authority school. In their…