6 hours ago Superintendent, teachers respond to Detroit Public Schools' dead last ranking By: Jennifer Wilson Posted at 6:22 PM, Apr 10, 2018
1 hours ago About Dr. Vitti. Dr. Nikolai Vitti was appointed as Superintendent of Detroit Public Schools Community District (DPSCD) on May 23, 2017, on a five-year contract. On December 8, 2021, the School Board extended his contract by an additional three years until June 30, 2025.
5 hours ago Jeremiah Poff. T he superintendent of Detroit Public Schools said the district has embedded critical race theory in its school curriculum and criticized the Michigan state Legislature for
2 hours ago In a Tuesday Detroit Board of Education meeting, Detroit Public Schools Community District General Superintendent Nikolai Vitti said the 50,000-student district is teaching CRT. “Our curriculum is deeply using critical race theory especially in social studies, but you’ll find it in English language arts and the other disciplines. …
4 hours ago The online grading changes being implemented in the Detroit Public Schools Community District were recommended by a task force. Meanwhile, average daily attendance is 72.5% in the district, compared to the average of nearly 85% during the last school year, before the pandemic forced the closure of school buildings and the transition to
6 hours ago For language help call (313) 576-0106 or visit the Interpretation and Translation Services page. DPSCD does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, age, religion, height, weight, citizenship, marital or family status, military status, ancestry, genetic information, or any other legally protected category, in its
3 hours ago The average starting teacher salary in the state was $36,309, according to a report released by the Michigan Education Association last year. Approximately 12% of Michigan school districts had a starting salary of at least $40,000, they found. The Detroit Public Schools Community District is the largest public school district in Michigan.
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5 hours ago In eighth-grade reading, 7% of Detroit students scored at or above proficient, compared with 34% statewide, 27% in large cities and 35% nationwide for public school students.
1 hours ago Private (36) For the 2022 school year, there are 190 public schools serving 82,945 students in Detroit, MI. Detroit has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Michigan. The top ranked public schools in Detroit, MI are Jerry L White Center High School, Renaissance High School and Chrysler Elementary School. Overall
8 hours ago #3-19 in Detroit Public Schools Community District Rankings #479-660 in Michigan Rankings Benjamin Carson High School of Science and Medicine is ranked 479-660th within Michigan.
2 hours ago Vitti, in making an argument for why more students need in-person learning, cited data he has shared with school board members monthly. The data show the overall percentage of students who failed at least one course was 56%, up from 36% during the 2019-20 school year. That’s despite flexibility in grading Vitti announced earlier this year.
Detroit Public Schools Community District is set to reopen for in-person instruction on Monday, January 31, following the demand by Superintendent Nikolai Vitti to end the month-long switch to all-virtual learning. Detroit Teachers during 2016 sickout over working conditions.
Detroit Public Schools’ students recently won the award of the worst math scores in the National Assessment of Educational Progress’ 40-year history. Couple the disheartening standardized test scores with the nation’s lowest graduation rate, according to NPR, and you have a public school system that has utterly failed its students.
Detroit Public Schools face an uphill battle, and the need to climb upwards from the lowest test scores and graduation rates is critical for the future of their students. Hopefully, all of the internal conflict that currently plagues Detroit Public Schools will give way to a better, brighter future for the students.
In Michigan, State Rep. Laurie Pohutsky (D-Livonia), who represents an area in Metro Detroit, said last week in a livestream on social media about H.B. 5097, “I want to be very, very clear. CRT is not taught in any of our K–12 schools.”