The Rev. Larry Simmons wondered why children were roaming the streets of his neighborhood during school hours.
Marketing, events and outreach remain key in attracting and keeping students in Detroit’s charters and public schools.
Vitti is already looking ahead to next year’s contract and the need to retain mid-career teachers.
Attendance rate slips, too, due in part to heat-related dismissals. ‘This week will give a better indicator,’ Superintendent Vitti says.
Schools are starting to ramp down federally funded catch-up efforts, even though students have not yet fully recovered academically from pandemic-era disruptions.ç
Detroit Public Schools Community District focused on one-time items that would help students get back in the classroom, and address infrastructure needs.
Outlier Media spoke with DPSCD Deputy Superintendent Alycia Meriweather about the district’s plans to support students’ mental health needs.
The percentage of Detroit Public Schools Community District students and students in city charters who achieved grade-level proficiency on the M-STEP exam was up in most grades and subject areas.
At Gompers Elementary-Middle School, Effie Harris plays the roles of investigator, counselor, spirit leader, and more.
Results from the spring standardized test, released Thursday, show continuing challenges after three years of COVID disruptions. But there were also a few gains from the previous year. See how your school district fared.