Nonprofit commits to remodeling one DPS school per summer moving forward Detroit Public Schools’ Emergency Manager Jack Martin joined with nonprofit organization Life Remodeled, as well as dozens of partners, volunteers, donors and students, to kick off an unprecedented fund-raising initiative to radically transform the Cody High School campus by fall. “Someone recently said to me, [Read more…]
It takes a team, and there are many, to support the educational mission at Greenfield Union Teamwork. Community. Family. They come in many forms. At Greenfield Union Elementary-Middle School, there’s the teachers and staff who continually go the extra mile, such as the middle school teachers (known as the ‘Mighty Middles’) who came in during a recent break week to paint every locker in [Read more…]
LANSING – After five years of systemic improvements in its administrative and financial procedures, Detroit Public Schools has been taken off federal High Risk status by the Michigan Department of Education (MDE). With this action, the district will gain an incremental level of independence in its financial and administrative functions. For example, under High Risk status, the district had [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.