Detroit Public Schools is starting a new program that provides take-home Netbook computers for students in grades 8 through 12.
“Being able to provide a wide array of information and support to our parents and those across DPS – all in one place – will positively impact them and their children.”
Officials from the city of Detroit and Detroit Public Schools are celebrating the grand opening of the new Mumford High School with a ribbon cutting ceremony and back pack giveaway on Tuesday.
Students were introduced to the Detroit Public School’s Blue Door Mascot during the annual back to school parade on Wednesday.
The Martin Luther King High School marching band, the flag and dance team all performed as workers put 300 square feet of a blue “I’m In” t-shirt on the Spirit of Detroit statue.
Detroit Public Schools, including DPS Emergency Financial Manager Roy Roberts, are trying to move heaven and earth to make sure students fill the seats in the schools of Detroit.
The Detroit Public School year will kick off with some good news: overall crime was down last year on DPS campuses.
The start of school is still weeks away, but there’s a big shoe giveaway planned for thousands of Detroit Public School students heading back to class.
A rally with hundreds of teachers led by American Federation of Teachers president Randi Weingarten took place at the New Center Place in Detroit.
The president of the American Federation of Teachers says anti-labor campaigns around the country threaten teachers’ well-being and the group’s “very existence as a union.”