DETROIT (April 27, 2017) – Detroit Public Schools Community District entered into a partnership agreement with the Michigan Department of Education and Wayne RESA to improve schools on the state’s priority list, including 16 DPSCD, as well as 8 EAA schools that are returning to DPSCD, and allow them to remain open. Earlier this year, the State School Reform Office identified low-performing schools across the state and recommended them for closure, including 24 DPSCD and EAA schools in the City of Detroit. Since then, DPSCD collaborated with elected leaders and community stake-holders to develop a plan to avoid closures, which would have a devastating effect on Detroit families and neighborhoods. This partnership agreement does just that. It requires DPSCD work
DETROIT PUBLIC SCHOOLS COMMUNITY DISTRICT BOARD OF EDUCATION 3011 West Grand Boulevard, 12th Floor Detroit, Michigan 48202-2711 (313) 873-7860 NOTICE OF SPECIAL BOARD MEETING OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE DETROIT PUBLIC SCHOOLS COMMUNITY DISTRICT SPECIAL BOARD MEETING (OPEN) Thursday, April 27, 2017 5:30 P.M. Fisher Building 3011 W. Grand Blvd. 12th Floor Large Conference Room Detroit, MI 48202 313.873.4104 Official minutes of the Special Board Meeting are stored and available for inspection in the Office of the Secretary of the Board of Education, 3011 W, Grand Blvd., 12th Floor, Detroit, MI 48202-2711, 313.873.7860 If auxiliary aids or services are required at the meeting for individuals with disabilities, prior to the meeting, please contact Mr. Kenneth Tokarz, Deputy Superintendent
DETROIT PUBLIC SCHOOLS COMMUNITY DISTRICT BOARD OF EDUCATION 3011 West Grand Boulevard, 12th Floor Detroit, Michigan 48202-2711 (313) 873-7860 NOTICE OF SPECIAL BOARD MEETING OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE DETROIT PUBLIC SCHOOLS COMMUNITY DISTRICT SPECIAL BOARD MEETING (OPEN) Contract Non-Renewal Meetings Pursuant to MCL 15.268 (a) Request for Closed Session to consider the non-renewal of administrative contracts for persons who have requested a closed session. Wednesday, April 26, 2017 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. Fisher Building 3011 W. Grand Blvd., 12th Floor Conference Room Detroit, Michigan 48202 313.873.4104 Official minutes of the Special Board Meeting are stored and available for inspection in the Office of the Secretary of the Board of Education, 3011 W, Grand Blvd., 12th Floor,
CTE schools demonstrate career-readiness through cooking, designing, building and more Community members are invited to see how Detroit Public Schools Community District prepares students for a wide-range of technical careers at its CTE Fair from 5-7:30 p.m. on Monday, April 24, 2017 at Breithaupt Career and Technical Center. At the fair, DPSCD students will showcase 16 Career and Technical Education program offerings including automotive services, culinary arts, firefighting, graphic design and radio and television production. Students enrolled in CTE programs receive training and instruction using the latest industry technology like 3D printers, drones and more. The district offers four Career and Technical Centers to prepare students for college and career pathways. “This is an opportunity for our community to see
Hundreds of imaginative works created by DPSCD students will be on display in the 80th annual “Detroit Public Schools Community District Student Exhibition,” presented by the Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA). The exhibition, on view April 29 through May 28, is free and will be held in the Special Exhibition Galleries South on the second floor near Farnsworth St. An opening reception for students and their families will take place Saturday, April 29, beginning at 4 p.m. in the DIA’s Detroit Film Theatre auditorium. Special Media Preview April 26 at 10 A.M. contact press secretary Chrystal Wilson at email@example.com for more information. The partnership between the DIA and the Detroit public schools is the longest standing continuous relationship the museum
A Raisin in the Sun is a play by Lorraine Hansberry that debuted on Broadway in 1959. Students at Detroit School of Arts Theater Department will present the play in the DSA Aaliyah Hall, Thursday, 27 and Friday 28, 2017. Tickets are $10, please contact the school at (313) 494-6000.
The Office of Literacy is engaged in the Bookstock program our students are immensely benefiting. Check out the Bookstock interview on American Black Journal featuring our student, Laila, from Davison Elementary-Middle School. The episode is entitled, Intersection/Bookstock. Also, the winners will be announced live on Tuesday, April 25th on WDIV Channel 4 between 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. The live event takes place at Laurel Park Place Mall.