Sascha Raiyn reports on education, children and families at 101.9 WDET. She has worked as a reporter/producer for the WSHU Public Radio Group serving Connecticut and New York, as an Investigative News Producer for WJBK Fox 2 and at the Detroit Free Press.

She is a native Detroiter who grew up listening to news and music programming on 101.9 WDET. She studied at the University of Michigan Dearborn.

Religious Leaders to Communities of Faith: Step Up and Fight

Sascha Raiyn An interfaith group of local religious leaders says President Trump’s immigration policies raise both political and moral issues. Six...

Detroit Board to Challenge State Over School Closures

Sascha Raiyn The board overseeing public education in Detroit says it will take action against the state agency that threatened...

Carson Launches Tour at Carson High in Detroit

Sascha Raiyn U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson visited Detroit Wednesday to launch a national listening tour. Carson...

Moms to Lawmakers: Gun Bills are Dangerous

Mothers concerned about gun violence asked lawmakers this week not to weaken state rules that govern carrying concealed weapons. Members of...

NAACP Looks at Education in Detroit

Sascha Raiyn The NAACP’s Education Taskforce stopped in Detroit this week as a part of the organization’s national discussion on the...

Protesters: Closing Schools Destroys Communities

Sascha Raiyn Teachers, students, parents and community members rallied Friday outside State of Michigan offices in Detroit to protest potential...

School Reform Office Faces Challenges from Legislators and Districts

Sascha Raiyn State School Reform Officer Natasha Baker testified before the Michigan Senate’s Education Committee today as legislators consider a...

Community Rallies to Keep Osborne High Open

Sascha Raiyn Students, parents, teachers and community members rallied outside Osborne High School in Detroit to protest the possibility the state...

Detroit Schools Make Case Against School Closings

  Sascha Raiyn The  Detroit Public Schools Community District and the Educational Achievement Authority held a joint learning summit Tuesday...

School Reform Office Releases List of Schools to Close [MAP]

The State School Reform Office released its lists of schools targeted for closure or other action today. The SRO has identified...

Luminocity Installation Makes Big, Bright Statement Downtown

An art installation launched in conjunction with the opening of the Auto Show hopes to brighten the winter gloom in...

Dept of Education Audits Detroit Public Schools Community District

Federal investigators are coming to audit the Detroit Public Schools Community District next week. WDET’s Sascha Raiyn reports.