Twenty-three Detroit Public schools featured in Excellent Schools Detroit’s Parent School Shopper Fair Saturday

Parents on Saturday, February 5, will have an opportunity to learn about the curriculum, extra-curricular offerings and secrets of success from 23 Detroit Public Schools at a Parent School Shopper Fair by Excellent Schools Detroit.

The first fair last week brought out hundreds of parents. Information will be available from elementary, middle and high schools from 46 city schools. Parents can talk to teachers and other parents and attend parent workshops. Some of the other offerings: free lunch and child care, giveaways and special incentives for first 100 to arrive.

Fair dates:
February 5 — WOW Church and Life Center, 14111 East 7 Mile (Eastside)
February 12 — Our Lady Queen of Angels, 4200 Martin Street (Southwest)
To R.S.V.P. and for more information, call 313-309-1452 or go to www.excellentschoolsdetroit.org

DPS Schools participating in the first annual Parent School Shopper Fair by Excellent Schools Detroit

Elementary Schools
Ann Arbor Trail
Carstens
Charles Wright
Bates Academy (DPS-Special Admissions)
Chrysler Elementary School (DPS-Special Admissions)
Thurgood Marshall Elementary School (DPS)
Mann Elementary School (DPS)
Burton International Academy (DPS-Special Admissions)
Thirkell Elementary School (DPS)
Ludington Magnet Middle School (DPS-Special Admissions)
Spain Elementary School (DPS)
Vernor Elementary School (DPS)

Middle Schools
Bates Academy (DPS-Special Admissions)
Burton International Academy (DPS-Special Admissions)
Ludington Magnet Middle School (DPS-Special Admissions)
Foreign Language Immersion Cultural Center (DPS-Special Admissions)
Hally Magnet Middle School (DPS-Special Admissions)
Pulaski Elementary School (DPS)
Clippert Academy (DPS-Special Admissions)

High Schools
Cass Technical
Communication and Media Arts
Davis Aerospace
Renaissance High School (DPS-Special Admissions)

About Detroit Public Schools
Detroit Public Schools is creating Centers of Excellence in every school in every neighborhood. The district’s primary mission is educating students to perform at high academic levels. This fall, the district unveiled reforms throughout the district’s 142 schools, including expanded time for reading and mathematics under a common core curriculum, pre-algebra for 7th graders, a tutor for every pre-kindergartner through the Volunteer Reading Corps, additional language courses available, Advanced Placement courses available at every high school, more opportunities for student apprenticeships, internships, shadowing and mentorships, millions of dollars in school building improvements, and new safety and security systems in every school through a $41.7 million public safety plan.

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