As back-to-school season approaches, enrollment losses due to the pandemic remain a concern. The district’s Summer on the Block series is one of several initiatives the district is taking to attract families to its schools.
Detroit schools will introduce a new set of intervention initiatives to combat the climbing rates of chronic absenteeism since the start of the pandemic.
Two former board presidents, a few former educators, several incumbents, parents and a recent graduate are among the 17 candidates running for four open seats on the Detroit school board in what could be a consequential election for the city school district.
First lady Jill Biden and U.S. Education Secretary visited Detroit’s Schulze Academy for Technology and Arts as part of their three-state tour of summer learning programs funded through federal COVID relief measures.
The Detroit school board unanimously adopted a resolution that recognizes June as Pride Month to support LGBTQ students and the community, just weeks after a similar effort failed.