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DPS Transition Manager Judge Steven Rhodes’ Responses to Questions from the Detroit Board of Education & Community Members from the May 18, 2016 Board Meeting

DPS Transition Manager Judge Steven Rhodes’ Responses to Questions from the Detroit Board of Education & Community Members from the May 18, 2016 Board Meeting

REMINDER: DPS Teacher Informational Meeting, Today, 5-7 p.m. @ Cass Tech High School

A DPS Teacher Informational Meeting is scheduled today from 5-7 p.m. at Cass Tech High School. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. Please have your DFT membership card or DPS Teacher ID badge to gain entrance. Please read the agenda, along with the expected norms for tonight’s meeting: DPS Teacher Informational Meeting Agenda

Teacher Informational Meeting on Monday, Jan. 25 at Cass Tech High School.

A Teacher Informational Meeting is scheduled for Monday, January 25, 2016, 5:00 – 7:00 pm at Cass Tech High School. The meeting will be hosted by DPS Leadership with agenda topics to include: Academics Finance Facilities Human Resources Teacher Informational Meeting

DPS Emergency Manager responds to closure of 64 schools as a result of large-scale sick-out on Monday, January 11, 2016

More than 31,000 students affected by ongoing work stoppages by teachers “Detroit Public Schools today was forced to close 64 of its 97 school buildings due to a large scale sick-out organized by many of the District’s teachers. This sick out resulted in more than 31,000 students missing a day of instruction, and potentially placing more than a million dollars in per pupil funding in jeopardy. We have no other choice but to close the schools when teachers do not come to work. I understand and appreciate the level of concern that caused teachers to choose this course of action – whether I agree with it or not. However, I would add that in addition to students, in many ways,

2013-2014 Student Code of Conduct

Download the 2013-2014 Student Code of Conduct

DPS has partnered with LitWorld, an international non-profit literacy organization with programs that encourage self-confidence, and leadership in our children

Through the Office of Literacy, DPS has partnered with LitWorld, an international non-profit literacy organization with programs that encourage self-confidence and leadership in our children. We currently have 8 LitClubs in our District: Carver, Davison, Detroit International Academy for Young Women, Earhart, Garvey, Gompers, MacKenzie, and Palmer Park Academy. LitWorld Information From Detroit To Manila, Literacy Is A Life Raft To Independence

Detroit School of Arts students to perform at Carnegie Hall Mar. 29 & April 28

To help raise funding for the trip, a benefit concert will be held at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Mar. 22 at DSA. Tickets are $10 per person. The Detroit School of Arts Wind Symphony and Symphony Orchestra will perform for the National Invitational Band and Orchestra Festival at Carnegie Hall in New York City on Friday, March 29, 2013. The Detroit School of Arts Achievers Ladies Ensemble has also been selected as the featured choir for the Choral Festival at Carnegie Hall on Sunday, April 28, 2013. A Benefit Concert will be held to help raise funding for the trip at 6:30 p.m. Friday, March 22 at Detroit School of Arts, 123 Selden, previewing what each group will perform at Carnegie Hall. The cost of the benefit concert is $10. For details, call (313) 494-6000. About

DPS kicks off African American World History Pacesetters Contest!

Detroit Public Schools has kicked off the African American World History Pacesetters Contest Friday, February 1, a district wide reading contest for all grades. The contest runs from Feb.  1-March 15. One top prize will be awarded to the top reader in each of the 4 categories below: Grades 1-3: Scholastic book pack of 25 books Other great prizes will be awarded for Grades 4-6, Grades 7-8 and Grades 9-12! Purpose This activity is to increase and assess students’ knowledge of the contributions made by African American pacesetters through the reading of biographies, autobiographies and African American Literature. The outcome will be students’ increased knowledge of African American contributions to the world and improved reading comprehension of informational text and narrative

Drew Transition Center to showcase its Hoop House, give healthy food demos to parents

As part of Detroit Public Schools’ first-ever ‘Go Green Week,’ Drew Transition Center, which serves post-secondary special education students ages 18-26, will showcase its outdoor Hoop House and Community Garden, where the school’s students harvest vegetables that are used throughout the year in the school’s cafeteria. Drew’s students will also assist in a demonstration to parents on how to make a healthy Stoplight Salad, using greens harvested from the Hoop House. When: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, November 27 Drew Transition Center 9600 Wyoming, Detroit About Drew Transition Center The Charles Drew Transition Center is a unique post-secondary vocational center for Moderate and Severely Cognitively Impaired, Visually Impaired, Hearing Impaired, Physically Impaired, Otherwise Health Impaired, and students with Autism. The Transition Center,

Application deadline for DSA extended until April 30

The Application deadline for Detroit School of Arts is extended until April 30, 2012. Detroit School of Arts Application 2012-2013