DETROIT (October 31, 2011) – The Detroit Public Schools Foundation, an independent 501 (c)(3) organization, announces that its Board of Directors has agreed to expand the Foundation’s mission to include support of current Detroit Public Schools’ schools, existing and future DPS-chartered schools, and DPS schools that will be operated by the State of Michigan’s Educational Achievement Authority (EAA). To date, the Foundation has been focused on raising, managing and stewarding funds and other resources to support the arts, early childhood, science, math and technology education and value-added programs and activities for the benefit of the Detroit Public Schools and its students.

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