Nikolai Vitti became Detroit’s public school superintendent last April. Last week in the Detroit News, Superintendent Vitti published what sounds radically counter cultural: a school district vision statement that leaves out charter schools, school choice, blaming and firing teachers, and any mention of test scores (though the Every Student Succeeds Act will require that Detroit keep on testing its students). 848 more words
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Jordan Brown, CBS 62/CW50 Intern
There’s a revamp happening now at the Detroit Public Schools Community District (DPSCD) and City Year Detroit is stepping in to assist with mentoring and learning development. 278 more words
This summer, the Eugene and Marcia Applebaum Family Foundation generously provided the opportunity for seven students from Detroit Public Schools to become part of the Applebaum Scholars Education Program. 335 more words
Nikolai Vitti, the Superintendent of the Detroit Public School disclosed that The Detroit Public Schools Community District is moving ahead with plans to cut the amount of testing students have to endure by 50%. 133 more words
It’s been 30 years since Lata’nya A. Littlejohn first assumed duties as a Detroit Public Schools Community District office clerk. She’s seen a lot.
“The students now are different than when I first started, said Littlejohn. 410 more words
DETROIT (WWJ) – Detroit families now have more options when it comes to recreation centers in the city.
Thanks to a partnership between the City of Detroit and Detroit Public Schools, 16 empty school buildings were turned into… 187 more words