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Detroit Public Schools provides parents and students 24-7 access to textbooks, assignments and other educational resources via online portal

Parents by January will have access to online Grade Books, immediate intervention notifications and more Detroit Public Schools announced today that parents and students can soon access a variety of education resources, including online textbooks and class assignments, from anywhere with an Internet connection, thanks to a brand new robust online parent portal called the DPS Learning Village. And by January, parents, teachers, and counselors in all schools will have access to unparalleled and immediate electronic communication about students’ progress tied to students’ grades, absences, and more. The system is connected to an online, password-protected Electronic Grade Book. Through the Parent/Student Learning Village tool, parents and students will receive a username and password and can pull a variety of educational

Detroit Public Schools students to graduate with a high school diploma and associate’s degree

At a graduation ceremony tonight, seven students from the Detroit Allied Health Middle College Program at Kettering High School Middle College will receive a high school diploma, having also simultaneously received an Associate’s degree from Wayne County Community College. About the program: The Detroit Allied Health Middle College Program at Kettering High School Middle College is providing Detroit students a marketplace of secondary school options that accelerate postsecondary opportunities in the field of allied health. This is part of Detroit Public Schools’ mission to have every graduate complete high school with the skills necessary for success. Since 2007, the Middle College has partnered with the administration of Detroit Public Schools, Wayne County Community College District, and the Detroit Medical Center.

DPS, Wayne County Community College District expand dual enrollment opportunities for high school students

Contact: Steven Wasko at 313-873-4542 Kisha Verdusco at 313-873-4546 steven.wasko@detroitk12.org kisha.verdusco@detroitk12.org WCCCD: Tina Bassett or Erica Banks Bassett & Bassett, Incorporated (313) 965-3010 Thousands of students will earn tuition-free college credits along with their high school diploma Detroit Public Schools high school students will have more opportunities than ever before to earn college credits through a new partnership with Wayne County Community College District. The program is incorporated in DPS’ five-year academic plan, which vastly increased the opportunities for students to learn outside the traditional curriculum, including more extended day opportunities and a robust summer school program. The Concurrent Enrollment program will give 11th and 12th grade students at the district’s 23 comprehensive high schools the opportunity to earn six

Detroit Public Schools names principals for 2010-2011

Fifty-two Detroit Public Schools will have new principals at the helm when the new school year begins on Tuesday, Sept. 7. The district saw 39 principals retire at the end of the 2009-2010 school year, prompting most of the changes. Sixteen principals were reassigned because their schools are being overhauled under the School Improvement Grant program, which provides federal funds to make over low-performing schools. Ninety principals will remain in the same assignments for the coming school year.