Detroit School District Looking Into Pre-Labor Day Start DateDetroit Public Schools Community District board members are proposing a pre-Labor Day start date for students and staff. Superintendent Nikolai Vitti says the date change could boost student enrollment.
HAP Donates $75K To Detroit Schools For Coats, Personal Care ItemsThe Detroit Public Schools Community District says 6,000 -- or about 12% -- of the student population will benefit from the donation.
DPSCD Announces $700 Million Plan to Rebuild And Renovate SchoolsRecommendations for the $700 million investment will be vetted through seven public meetings and feedback will be used to help draft the final plan.
Detroit Public Schools Community District Announces Program To Provide COVID-19 Vaccines For StudentsThe Detroit Public Schools Community District announced that in a new partnership, it is the first school district in Detroit to become a childhood immunization provider and the first district to be fully authorized to administer COVID-19 immunizations.
Detroit School District Going Virtual Through Jan. 14The district said Tuesday that online learning is necessary until the city's COVID-19 infection rates “decrease to safer levels."
Detroit Schools Canceling Classes Jan. 3-5 Amid COVID Spread, Requiring Employees To Get TestedThe Detroit Public Schools Community District (DPSCD) announced Friday that classes -- in-person and virtual -- on Jan. 3-5 will be closed due to the city's high COVID-19 infection rate.
Detroit School District Requiring All Teachers, Staff To Be Vaccinated By Feb. 18, 2022School officials say about 80% of the district's 6,000 staff are already vaccinated, leaving more than 1,000 employees that need to be vaccinated or show proof of exemption.
"He's The Father To Thousands", Community Mourns Retired Detroit TeacherStudents recall finding Mr. Coker in a class on the first floor with chalk in one hand, while greeting kids with the other.
Detroit Schools Shifting To Online Learning On Fridays In December To Ease COVID StressThe Detroit Public Schools Community District said it will switch to online learning on Fridays in December in response to rising COVID-19 cases and the need for mental health relief.
Art Road, Michigan Glass Project Bringing Art Class Back to DPSCD StudentsTuesday students participated in a live glassblowing demonstration to teach kids about the technique and history of glass art.
Detroit School District Opening COVID Vaccine Clinic On Nov. 13 For Eligible KidsThe Detroit Health Department is partnering with the Detroit Public Schools Community District to hold its first COVID vaccination clinic for kids this weekend.
Group Proposes To Transform Cooley High Into A Community HubThe group is proposing to purchase and transform Cooley High into a center for children and families to enjoy social, educational, athletic, and economic programs.
DPD 6th Precinct Greets Students On First Day Back To SchoolMembers from DPD 6th precinct greeted students at Craver STEM Academy on their first day back to school. They want students to know they are supporting them this school year.
DPSCD Offers Free COVID-19 Testing For Students Aug. 30 To Sept 3As the start of school approaches, Detroit Public Schools is offering free COVID-19 testing for all students.
Teacher Appreciation: Elena Brantley-Phillips, ESE Teacher in the Detroit Public Schools Community DistrictOur final honored guest is Elena Brantley-Phillips is an ESE (Exceptional Student Education) Teacher for students on the Autism Spectrum, whose colleagues from Durfee Elementary Middle School in the DPSCD surprised her on video to express the kind of impact she's had on their lives