Detroit Public Schools announced it will continue its commitment to expand early childhood educational opportunities by providing 189 Pre-Kindergarten classrooms across the district in both its Great Start Readiness and Title I Pre-K programs. The district is also announcing it will partner with two non-profit agencies, Development Centers, Inc. and Southwest Counseling Solutions, Inc., to [Read more…]
Harms Elementary School has been voted as School of the Year! A total of 11,732 people voted, and Harms won in a landslide with 4,810 votes. A special presentation will be made to the principal, students and staff members of Harms Elementary School at the beginning of the 2014–2015 School Year. THANK YOU for your vote, and join us in congratulating Harms Elementary School. Relive the [Read more…]
Detroit Public Schools’ Proposed Fiscal Year 2014-2015 Budget, which reflects an anticipated revenue decline of approximately $49.3 million, is focused on the district’s ability to create and offer increasingly relevant programs, undertaken on new platforms, presented to new markets, leveraged by public and private resources, while devoting new across-the-board energy to retention strategies.
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.