Southfield (CBS Detroit) – As he begins his third year at the helm of Detroit Public Schools Community District, Dr. Nikolai Vitti, Superintendent, talked one on one with Carol Cain, Senior Producer/Host of CBS 62’s MICHIGAN MATTERS, about the status of the state’s largest district.
Vitti talked about improvements in year one and two and how he sees the situation as the third school year begins.READ MORE: Michigan Matters: From Mackinac to Motor Bella, Major Events Return
He also shared the latest on the new high school at Marygrove which just opened.
Vitti also talked DPSCD’s chess program as one of its student –Cass Technical High School 9th grade student Charisse Woods — is heading off to the World Youth Chess Championship in Mumabi, India on Sept. 28.READ MORE: Rolling Stone Magazine Named ‘Respect’ #1 Song Of All Time
To help Woods cover costs of the trip go to Young Detroit Thinkers
Then, Ian Burnstein, who started the Dr. Gary Burnstein Community Health Clinic , along with Justin Brox, Executive Director of the Center, appeared with Cain to talk about the clinic which is offering free medical services to people in need.
And Daniel DiBardino, President of Crime Stoppers of Michigan, talked about their efforts to keep the region safe.MORE NEWS: Fourth Stimulus Check: Will You See Another Relief Payment Soon?
Watch MICHIGAN MATTERS Sunday at 11:30am on CBS 62