Marcus Garvey Academy played Mackenzie Elementary-Middle School for the first-ever middle school football championship game on Saturday, November 9, at Plymouth Educational Center. The Garvey Hurricanes defeated the Mackenzie Stags with a score of 62 to 18. Garvey will go down in DPS history for being the district’s first-ever middle school football league champion sponsored by the [Read more…]
Cody Academy of Public Leadership (Cody APL) students don’t think of one another as just students inside a school building. They think of themselves as a small neighborhood or a family. And they believe that tight-knit culture is part of what makes the school a success.
“Because we are put into small cohorts as we enter APL as freshmen, I have a very strong, close relationship with my [Read more…]
LANSING – After five years of systemic improvements in its administrative and financial procedures, Detroit Public Schools has been taken off federal High Risk status by the Michigan Department of Education (MDE). With this action, the district will gain an incremental level of independence in its financial and administrative functions. For example, under High Risk status, the district had [Read more…]
There's never been a better time for businesses, alumni, community members and everyone concerned with public education to partner with Detroit Public Schools. With a rigorous new five-year academic plan in place and new instructional strategies and a stronger curriculum in every classroom, major worldwide corporations and alumni of local schools are stepping forward to volunteer, contribute and pledge human resources, talent, technology and monetary gifts.
Our parent resource centers are comfortable community gathering spaces equipped with multiple computers, phones, sofas, small libraries, play areas for children, check-out academic tool kits and more.
We offer expert-led workshops, child care, GED support, job training, support groups, MEAP assistance, book clubs, sessions on Title I programs, college information, coffee talks on parent engagement and other offerings.
The centers are designed to involve, connect and empower parents to help children reach academic success and serve as a hub for training and resources.