Renaissance HS Receives Global Navigator HS Scholarship

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The Department of World Languages congratulates Renaissance High School (RHS) for being nominated a CIEE Global Navigator School! RHS is the first CIEE (Council on International Educational Exchange) school in Michigan to achieve this recognition. This means that Renaissance students will compete internally for scholarships to travel abroad during the summer of 2017 and beyond! The scholarship money will provide … Read More

Enroll now for DPSCD Pre-K

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Detroit Public Schools Community District’s Foundation for Early Learners and Early Childhood Education is enrolling now for Pre-K. Spaces are available at: L. Holmes, 8950 Crane, Det. MI 48213- 313.866.5644 Burton International, 2001 Martin Luther King Blvd., Det. MI 48208- 313.596.3800 Golightly Educational Center, 5536 St. Antoine, Det. 48202- 313.870.1101 New Paradigm Loving, 1000 Lynn, Det. MI 48211 – 313.252.3028 … Read More

Congrats to our Cycle 1 Grantees

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2016 Cycle I grants awarded to 5 Detroit Public Schools Community District (DPSCD) Partners This summer, the Foundation awarded $82,369 to five program partners serving DPSCD children. The grantees are providing education camps for students, professional development for teachers, and a strong focus on music and arts. Congratulations to all of our grantees and keep up the great work! The … Read More

Little Free Libraries for DPSCD Schools

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Help to ensure that every DPSCD child has access to free books by sponsoring a Little Free Library. Our goal is to have a Little Free Library in front of every one of our 97 DPSCD schools. Find out more about how you can sponsor a Library at Little Free Library or visit DPS Foundation Donation page to make a … Read More

S.T.E.A.M. Summer Learning Events

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Alycia Meriweather, Interim Superintendent, for Detroit Public Schools Community District (DPSCD), today announced the S.T.E.A.M.y Summer in DPSCD program. It is a broad community partnership to engage students in active learning programs this summer through a series of large-scale free, fun and engaging learning/back-to-school readiness events scheduled in August. The full schedule is attached, the first two events kick off … Read More

97 Little Free Libraries Planned For All DPSCD Schools

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Detroit Public Schools Community District’s Interim Superintendent Alycia Meriweather along with Detroit Little Libraries, the Detroit Public Library, the Detroit Public Schools Foundation and Community Stakeholders are joining forces to provide students with multiple-reading resources this summer. A special Ribbon Cutting celebrating the District’s Little Free Library Campaign was held at Marcus Garvey Academy on Thursday, July 28. We have … Read More

School Supply Donation


My name is Kristin Shaw, I grew up in Michigan and work in marketing in downtown Detroit at Cobo Center. I am a graduate of Wayne State University and live in Midtown Detroit.I have seen the teachers and worked with children of DPS, and felt compelled to do something. I live, work and go to school in Detroit, and although … Read More