DPS Emergency Manager Jack Martin says they are on track to meeting the district’s projected number of students enrolled, which is about 47,000 students.
Wednesday is a Count Day — which is directly tied to a school’s per-pupil funding from the state.
Don’t Call It A Bribe, Detroit Public Schools Offer Chance At iPads And More To Students To Attend School
In addition to the special menu, students will have a chance to win iPads, bikes, and gift certificates as an incentive to get them to show up to school.
Detroit Public Schools is starting a new program that provides take-home Netbook computers for students in grades 8 through 12.
The school district will hand out vouchers to every child in every grade, which could add up to 14,000 to 17,000 pair of shoes.
It’s good news, bad news for Detroit Public Schools.
It’s a very important day for public schools across Michigan. It’s “Count Day” –and districts need every student to be in class because enrollment numbers translate into state funding.