Category Archives: Info News Center

DPSCD restores teacher pay and recognizes years of experience after Financial Review Committee approves the Letter of Agreement

DPSCD can now retain and competitively attract certified teachers who will receive equitable pay and begin to reduce large class sizes, transforming students’ learning experience

The Importance of School Nurses at DPSCD

The administration of medication by registered nurses in a school setting is a service that is provided to promote wellness, decrease absenteeism and remove a barrier to learning.

Randolph CTE Hosts Annual Open House and Construction Trade Expo

Randolph Career and Technical Center will host its annual Open House and Construction Trade Expo on Wednesday, May 9 from 3:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Cody students and staff travel to Europe for a trip of a lifetime

Students and staff from Medicine and Community Health Academy at Cody traveled to London and Paris to experience the sights, sounds, tastes, and the history of the wonderful cities.

Cass Tech Building Update: Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Dear Cass Tech Families and Staff, As you should know, we informed you yesterday evening through a robocall that school was open today. That information was accurate. Unfortunately, the city’s three major TV stations reported, without confirmation, that the school would be closed. We immediately contacted the media to retract the misinformation. Although there appear to be continuing complaints of an odor, the District performed a quality air test and the building was cleared for use. Due to the TV stations’ error, all student and teacher absences will be waived for today, Wednesday, May 2, 2018.

Cass Tech is open May 2: news falsely reported closure

Families, Students, and Staff: Today, Wednesday, May 2 several news outlets falsely reported that Cass Technical High School was closed through their automated school closure system. Cass Tech is open today and all classes will follow the normal schedule. Please contact if you have any questions.

A special announcement for Emerson Elementary-Middle School

Dear Parents and Guardians, We need to inform you that we have discovered German roaches in the cafeteria. As a result, we are closing the kitchen to ensure it is thoroughly cleaned and all signs of pests are eradicated. We will be using a chemical treatment applied by Eradico Services, a licensed pest control contract that is approved to be used in our schools. This product has been approved as safe to be used in a school environment. In the meantime, breakfast and lunch will be delivered to the school for your children. In an effort to eradicate the pests, the treatment for roaches will occur on Thursday, May 3rd after school is dismissed. As a result, all after-school activities

DPSCD Day 2018-2019 Teacher Fair

Attention all certified teachers! DPSCD is hiring qualified teachers who are passionate about teaching children and championing Detroit youth.

If you or someone you know is searching for a District to call home beginning in the 2018-2019 school year, have them visit DPSCD Day — the District-wide teacher hiring fair.

Spring into action this weekend at the Ben Carson Health Fair & Open House

A FREE health fair and open house will be hosted at Ben Carson High School (BCHS) on Saturday, May 5 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. All ages are welcome to participate!

DPSCD alumnus is drafted to a Super Bowl Championship team

Former Martin Luther King High School football, basketball and baseball player Avonte Maddox was drafted by the Super Bowl Champion Philadelphia Eagles this weekend. He was a 2014 graduate of King and held a 3.6 grade point average upon graduating.