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Students ready for Count Day Wednesday. (WWJ/Stephanie Davis)

Count Day For DPS Wednesday Will Determine State Funding

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/30/2014

Power Returns To Most Detroit Schools Just In Time For Count Day

Wednesday is a Count Day — which is directly tied to a school’s per-pupil funding from the state.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/12/2014

Detroit classroom (WWJ Photo, File)

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/01/2013

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Detroit Students To Receive Take-Home Netbooks On Count Day

Detroit Public Schools is starting a new program that provides take-home Netbook computers for students in grades 8 through 12.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/02/2012

Photo Credit: Bob’s Classic Kicks via Facebook

Detroit Store Tries To Draw Kids To School With New Shoes

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.

CBS Detroit–08/13/2012

Count Day In Detroit

It’s good news, bad news for Detroit Public Schools.

09/30/2010

Student Count Day

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.

09/29/2010

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