DPS offers special parent workshops in seven Parent Resource Centers over holiday break to teach parents budgeting strategies for the New Year

Parents can also check out academic toolkits to take home to their children

 

Detroit Public Schools’ is offering special parent workshops in seven Parent Resource Centers this holiday break in conjunction with the district’s first-ever Holiday learning Fest, where 18 schools are open to students for six days (December 27, 28, 29, 2011 and January 3, 4, 5, 2012) from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to provide academic support and remediation, fun activities and free meals for students. Parents can also check out academic toolkits to take home and work on with their children over the break.

 

When:

The remaining parent workshops are from 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m on December 29, 2011 and January 3, 4, 5, 2012. The Parent Resource Centers are open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

 

What:

Workshop topics: BUDGETING: How to end the year better than you started

  • What are your assets?
  • Modeling a healthy financial lifestyle for your children
  • Cash Benefits , recent changes and resources

Also available: Academic Toolkits, which can be checked out and taken home

 

Where:

The Parent Resource Centers open over the break are located at:

  • Central High School, 2425 Tuxedo
  • Detroit School of Arts West — Langston Hughes, 19501 Berg
  • Osborn High School, 11600 E 7 Mile Rd
  • Marcus Garvey Academy, 2301 Van Dyke
  • Priest, 7840 Wagner
  • Cody, 18445 Cathedral
  • Phoenix Elementary, 7735 Lane Street
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