Category Archives: News and Press Releases

Computer Science Curriculum and Robots Coming Soon to 3rd Grade Classrooms

Fact Sheet CS integration into Science Curriculum DPSCD will purchase WeDo robots for 3rd-grade classrooms to use in our current science curriculum (see link https://elearning.legoeducation.com/wedo-2-0) Project-based exploratory learning will be embedded into our 3rd-5th-grade science curriculum that includes programming robots Next year, funding will be used to buy robots for all 4 and 5th-grade classrooms. 100% of High School offering Computer Science Courses by 2019 Regional partner Code.org helped DPSCD train 10 new Computer Science Principles (CSP) teachers this past summer DPSCD has created, and supports, a PLC group for new CSP teachers TEALS is providing volunteers and co-teachers Increase Robotics Clubs Robotics programs exist in most DPSCD schools DCPS, Quicken Loans, First Robotics, and Robot Garage are offering funding assistance

DPSCD Announces Hydration Stations: Long-term Drinking Water Solution for All Schools with Philanthropic Support

District to begin implementation immediately with completion by summer 2019   DETROIT – (Oct. 9, 2018) The Detroit Public Schools Community District (DPSCD) announced today its long-term solution to provide clean drinking water for the more than 50,000 students and staff throughout the District with the installation of water hydration systems. In addition, the District announced support from approximately a dozen philanthropic partners who have committed $2.4 million to support the purchase and installation of the hydration systems to be placed in every school building by summer of 2019. DPSCD will be one of the nation’s largest public school districts with hydration stations in all school buildings. The hydration stations offer filtration technology designed to cool water and remove lead,

Greenfield Union will be dismissed at 11:30 a.m. today due to a power outage

Greenfield Union students will be dismissed today, Sept. 25, at 11:30 a.m. due to a power outage.

New cradle-to-career educational partnership to serve more than 1,000 Detroit children on Marygrove campus

$50 million Kresge Foundation neighborhood development commitment centered on education brings University of Michigan, Detroit Public Schools Community District, Starfish Family Services, Marygrove College and other partners together in northwest Detroit

Career and Technical Education – Enroll Today!

Enroll Today! Please indicate your interest in enrolling in CTE by completing the form below. Enrollment Form To learn more about what our Career and Technical Centers offer please visit: Randolph Career Technical Center Breithaupt Career and Technical Center Golightly Career and Technical Center For More Information Arese Robinson arese.robinson@detroitk12.org (313) 873-4480

Community Resource for Water Updates

In an effort to continue reporting about DPSCD drinking water updates, a dedicated web page can be referenced by clicking the following link: detroitk12.org/content/drinking-water/ DPSCD Engagement Sessions Flyer – ENGLISH AND SPANISH  

ATTN: Carleton will release early today, Sept. 6, at 12:30 p.m.

Carleton Elementary will release students early today, Sept. 6, at 12:30 p.m.

Nolan is closed today, Sept. 6, due to power loss

Nolan is closed today, September 6, due to power loss.

September Board Meeting Schedule

DPSCD Board of Education meetings for the month of September.

The start of the “rise” – DPSCD students start a new year with new programs in place

DPSCD Superintendent Nikolai Vitti and Board Members began the first day of school by visiting teachers and students, reinforcing that when students rise, we all rise.