Bates Academy parents participated in the February “Parent University on the Go” Frozen-themed STEM course. The program created fun and engaging exercises for parents to do with their children, capitalizing on the popularity of the Disney hit movie, Frozen, as well as Spelling Bee-themed literacy courses to improve students’ vocabulary, reading and writing. For more information about DPS [Read more…]
443. This is the number of male mentors that Principal Deborah Manciel is determined to secure for the 443 young men of Henderson Academy. Through programs such as My Brother’s Keeper launched in January 2015, roughly 40 male students have been introduced to positive, career-driven male role models who help the students prepare for high school, college and career readiness. Seeing the [Read more…]
LANSING, Mich. – Detroit Public Schools remains under a financial emergency as community leaders start discussions about a long-term reinvention to build a stable, financially secure system that creates a brighter future for all city students, Gov. Rick Snyder said. With the district struggling with a nearly $170 million deficit, Snyder said it is necessary to continue with an emergency [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.