Southfield (CW50) – This week on STREET BEAT, our host Amyre Makupson interviews Detroit Public Schools Community District Superintendent Dr. Nikolai Vitti about his mission to reform the DPSCD system and prepare our Detroit students for success.

vitti Street Beat: Education and Change in Detroit

Dr. Nikolai Vitti, Superintendent of Detroit Public Schools Community District (Credit: Meggan Jacobs, CW50 Writer/Producer)

Next, she speaks with Cindy Eggleton, Executive Director of Brilliant Detroit, and Tammie Jones, VP of Education at United Way for Southeast Michigan, about increasing the visibility of the big picture literacy efforts in Detroit.

cindy and tammie Street Beat: Education and Change in Detroit

Cindy Eggleton, Executive Director of Brilliant Detroit, and Tammie Jones, VP of Education at United Way for Southeastern Michigan (Credit: Meggan Jacobs, CW50 Writer/Producer)

Finally, Amyre interviews Monique Marks, Chair for the Community Education Commission, which focuses on breaking down barriers that prevent families from accessing quality schools in Detroit.

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Monique Marks, Chair for the Community Education Commission, with Street Beat Host Amyre Makupson (Credit: Meggan Jacobs, CW50 Writer/Producer)

Watch STREET BEAT Saturdays at 8:30 on CW50

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