A recent study has concluded that districts across Wayne County have been significantly underfunded by the state. Despite efforts to reduce costs, most districts continue to feel challenged in their ability to provide core educational programs that prepare students for success after graduation. Detroit residents will see a question on the ballot this November asking whether voters want to increase funding for Wayne County school districts through a “regional enhancement millage.” The proposal would go on the November, 2016 presidential ballot.
Detroit Public School League’s Division I/II games this Friday at Ford Field Rivals Cass Tech and King compete for Division I title DETROIT (October 20, 2016) – The Detroit Public School League’s football games to determine who will make the MHSAA playoffs are scheduled at Ford Field this Friday starting with the first line-up at 4 p.m. with EAA’s Mumford High School (8-0) vs. Denby High School (7-1). The DPS Community District’s Cass Technical High School (8-0) will faceoff with Martin Luther King, Jr. Senior High School at 7 p.m. The 4 p.m. game will yield a Division I/II champion and the 7 p.m. game will yield a Division I champion. After these games there will be a TV selection
Detroit Public Schools Community District Names Deborah Peek-Brown as New Deputy Executive Director of Science
Peek-Brown to assist with the transition to the new science standards and professional development Detroit Public Schools Community District’s Interim Superintendent Alycia Meriweather named Deborah Peek-Brown as the new Deputy Executive Director of Science. Peek-Brown, currently serves as the Academic Outreach Specialist for the Create for STEM Institute at Michigan State University and will be joining the district in a part time capacity, primarily focusing on transition to the new Michigan Science Standards and Professional Development. “Ms. Peek-Brown’s extensive experience and knowledge in the science field is an incredible asset to DPSCD as we continue to move toward educational excellence. She also has a great love for Detroit students, and providing equitable learning opportunities that is consistent with our current mission.