When any woman walks into a classroom at Brewer Academy on the city’s east side, the young men have been taught to immediately spring to their feet and provide the appropriate greeting—either “Good morning ma’am” or “Good afternoon ma’am.” And they do not sit back down until that woman acknowledges their greeting. I Am a Man This simple yet highly impactful gesture is part of Principal [Read more…]
Detroit Public Schools today renewed its commitment to supporting all families, providing the highest quality public education available, and supporting a regional workforce that will drive the city’s economic rebirth through a brand new transformative plan developed by hundreds of community members. An intensive five-week strategic planning process involved parents, students, teachers, [Read more…]
There's never been a better time for businesses, alumni, community members and everyone concerned with public education to partner with Detroit Public Schools. With a rigorous new five-year academic plan in place and new instructional strategies and a stronger curriculum in every classroom, major worldwide corporations and alumni of local schools are stepping forward to volunteer, contribute and pledge human resources, talent, technology and monetary gifts.
Deputy Chief Stacy Brackens served in the Detroit Police Department for over thirty-four (34) years. Deputy Chief Brackens started as a Police Officer and rose to the rank of Deputy Chief prior to his retirement. He served in various capacities during his career with the Detroit Police Department including being the commanding officer of the Planning and Inspection Section, Eighth Precinct, First Precinct and the Central District. He is a graduate of Northwestern University's School of Police Staff and Command.
Deputy Chief Brackens attended William T. Sampson Elementary School and Charles E. Chadsey High School.