Drew Transition Center’s Horticulture Program, The Gardens at Drew, offered parents and the community the opportunity to purchase fresh greens, produce and food-related products at reasonable prices during the Grand Opening of a new Farmstand on Friday, Nov. 21. The vegetables were harvested at this center-based school for students with special needs, and the products on sale were [Read more…]
The focus on students’ abilities starts early, continues every day, at Diann Banks Williamson Educational Center Outdoors, the first snow flurries of the season and a cold westerly wind combine to make the large, shared high school campus even chillier in the emerging daylight at 7:50 a.m. But indoors, 10 Diann Banks Williamson Educational Center swim team members are already in the [Read more…]
Unofficial student enrollment in Detroit Public Schools for Fall 2014 surpassed DPS’ budget forecast for the 2015 FY, and for the second consecutive year exceeded professional demographer projections.
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.
Detroit Public Schools welcomes our alumni to stay involved, remain connected and give back to their schools.
The Detroit Public Schools (DPS) Foundation, an independent non-profit educational foundation, has announced its new Alumni Giving and Development Program, giving all DPS alumni the opportunity to maintain their roots and advance the future of Detroit Public Schools students.
The Alumni Giving and Development Program's vision is to build relationships and giving across the DPS Alumni community by engaging alumni to give back to and support their alma maters and current DPS students, while reconnecting with fellow alumni.
This vision meets the Detroit Public Schools Foundation's overall mission to raise, manage and steward funds and other resources to support value-added programs and activities for the benefit of the Detroit Public Schools, DPS-authorized charter schools, DPS schools placed in the Education Achievement Authority and their respective students.
Please visit dpsalumni.org.