DPS authorizes two new schools for fall 2014

Detroit Public Schools has added two schools to its charter school portfolio for 2014, bringing the total number of authorized academies to 14.

Escuela Avancemos! Academy, which offers a bilingual education to children in grades K-5, opened as a DPS-authorized charter school on September 2. Pathways Academy, which serves pregnant and parenting teens in grades 7-12, will open in Mid-September.

Pathways Academy, which serves both girls and boys, is located at 11340 E. Jefferson. It will offer on-site child care for students’ children ages 0-4 through a partnership with Matrix Human Services. The school is governed by a five-member board and will be managed by Innovative Educational Programs, based in Basking Ridge, N.J.

Escuela Avancemos! is entering its third year, but has implemented a new curriculum, new principal and revamped management team.  The school is located at 3811 Cicotte. It is governed by a seven-member board and is managed by Sanga Consulting Inc., based in Detroit.


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