Category Archives: News and Press Releases

Next Community Board Meeting: August 29

Wednesday, August 29 from 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. at Brenda Scott Academy

DPSCD Helps Families and Students Prepare to Go Back to School: September 4, 2018

Every School Day Counts campaign will promote first day of school readiness

Family guide to the GOAL Line after school program

The GOAL Line after school program is an organized enrichment program offered at the Northwest Activity Center

DPSCD‘s Concerns with Social Studies Standards

Detroit Public Schools Community District does not endorse the proposed changes to the Michigan Department of Education’s Social Studies Standards.

Ralph Godbee will serve as the new Chief of Police for DPSCD

Ralph Godbee will serve as the new Chief of Police for Detroit Public Schools Community District appointed by Superintendent Nikolai Vitti.

A family’s experience with the Parent Teacher Home Visit Program

The program has resulted in better communication with their children’s teachers, stronger relationships with them, and increased awareness of what is going on in their children’s classrooms.

Employee Highlight: 41-year Army Vet leads students

As the director of Army Instruction for the District’s JROTC program, Colonel George S. Pettigrew lives up to the mission of motivating young people to become better citizens.

DIA alumna turned DPSCD summer intern

“I’m really happy with my experience. This internship at DPSCD was important to me because it was in Detroit, and I was able to tie what I’ve been learning in school and apply it on a larger scale.”

New leader of Exceptional Student Education (ESE): Welcome Lohren Nzoma

The District is delighted to announce the recent hiring of Lohren Nzoma.

DPSCD Day! 2018

In partnership with the Michigan Science Center and sponsored by the Ford Motor Company Fund, the District will host its annual back-to-school event DPSCD Day!