Plans include high school roof repair, 12,000 volunteers to help restore neighborhood The Life Remodeled 2015 project at Osborn High School and the Osborn community on the city’s east side really is starting at the top – as in raising the school roof. A traditional tear off and replacement of the worn-out and leaky roof would cost the Detroit Public Schools $2.4 million. By instead [Read more…]
Renaissance High School Principal Anita Williams is touring Germany from June 21- July 4. For this cultural experience, she will visit the Goethe-Institute Washington for a study tour orientation before flying to Germany. The tour includes places such as: Esslingen, Stuttgart, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Ravensbrϋck, Berlin, and Feldheim. Managing Director of Transatlantic Outreach Program, Wood [Read more…]
More than 31,000 students affected by ongoing work stoppages by teachers “Detroit Public Schools today was forced to close 64 of its 97 school buildings due to a large scale sick-out organized by many of the District’s teachers. This sick out resulted in more than 31,000 students missing a day of instruction, and potentially placing more than a million dollars in per pupil funding in [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.
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.