Nominate a DPSCD teacher for Teacher of the Year

The Michigan Department of Education needs your help to identify the next Michigan Teacher of the Year (MTOY). We know there are amazing, dedicated teachers in DPSCD – nominate one today!  Nominations will be accepted through October 20. To be eligible, a teacher must: Have a valid Michigan teaching certificate Have at least five successful years of teaching experience in Michigan Be involved in the direct education of students Fill out this nomination form and visit michigan.gov/mde for more information

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Thurgood Marshall has the Spirit of Detroit!

In honor of outstanding dedication to the literary development of her students, Thurgood Marshall Principal Sharon Lee received the Spirit of Detroit Award from Detroit City Council Member George Cushingberry. The Spirit of Detroit Award is dedicated to an individual for outstanding achievement to the citizens of Detroit. In addition, 8th grade student Victoria Wilson was recognized for her achievement of ranking in the 98th percentile of reading scores. Congratulations Principal Lee and Victoria Wilson!

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Catherine C. Blackwell Institute is closed today due to a power outage.

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Game on! Semi-finals begin tonight

The Detroit Public School League football semi-finals will take place tonight and tomorrow at DCP @ Northwestern High School. Get out and cheer for our student athletes as they compete for a spot in the championship games at Ford Field on Friday, October 20 at 4 and 7 p.m.   Friday, October 13: Denby vs. Delta Prep at 5 p.m. EEVP vs. Renaissance at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, October 14: Central vs. Mumford at 12 p.m. King vs. Cass at 2 p.m.

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Amended 2017-2018 Assessment Calendar

At their regular October meeting, the Board of Education approved an amended version of the Assessment Calendar for the 2017-2018 school year. The Assessment Calendar is strategically developed to ensure all local, state, and national assessments are aligned and administered in a manner that supports and prioritizes classroom instruction. For more information and to see a full list of academic, assessment and event calendars, visit detroitk12.org/calendars

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