U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan and Gov. Rick Snyder on May 6, 2013, visited a fifth-grade grade class and a pre-kindergarten class at Detroit Public Schools’ Thirkell Elementary School, the top preK-8 school in Detroit, according to Excellent Schools Detroit.
DPS showcased a preschool class because the district’s new Strategic Plan calls for preschool for all 4-year-olds.
VIDEO: Gov. Rick Snyder and U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan speak about education in a town hall in Detroit on May 6, 2013.