“A Day of Peace and Healing,” was created to acknowledge the trauma and tragedies students have experienced at school or at home.
The Detroit Public Schools Community District is working to expand its art offerings and its enrollment.
Improving student enrollment has been a priority for DPSCD and districts across Michigan, especially in recent years given the pandemic’s impact.
Rather than hold back third graders, the Detroit Public Schools Community District is focused on providing intensive literacy tutoring and academic support for third graders below grade level in reading.
Some districts restrict cellphone use. Others warn parents about the dangers of social media. And one legislator proposed banning all Michigan students from using phones during the school day.
Students in Detroit experienced greater learning loss in math than in reading during the pandemic, and that’s on top of longstanding gaps in achievement.
The school had aimed for more than 100 students in its first year and is still accepting applications.
Chronic absenteeism, enrollment losses, facility upgrades, and a school board election are among key issues Chalkbeat Detroit will be prioritizing this school year
Michigan has about 1.4 million student loan borrowers. Borrowers with federal loans who have incomes below $125,000 will get up $10,000 in loans canceled; up to $20,000 if they had Pell Grants.
Districts across the state are relaxing mask requirements, routine COVID testing, social distancing rules, and 10-day quarantines this back-to-school season.