Detroit Public Schools

  1. School mental health program comes to Detroit with $3 million expansion

    Funding for the Detroit program expansion is supported by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services through the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, the Ethel and James Flinn Foundation, the Michigan Health Endowment Fund, the Prosper Road Foundation, and several other generous sponsors. 

  2. New referral system between Detroit shelters, schools aims to better serve homeless students

    It’s below freezing outside on a gray November morning in Detroit, but the heat is turned up in the Southwest Solutions Housing Resource Center’s reception area. A toddler plays on a colorful alphabet rug in the corner while a half-dozen women wait to learn more about their options for finding a place to stay.

  3. Google grant grows Detroit high school robotics programs

    More Detroit-area high school students will have access to expanded hands-on science and engineering after-school programs, thanks to a $250,000 Google grant to the Midtown makerspace known as the Michigan Engineering Zone.

  4. Literacy Research and Professional Development in Detroit

    Elizabeth Birr Moje, the associate dean for research and community engagement and an Arthur F. Thurnau Professor in the School of Education at the University of Michigan, focuses her research on communities and schools in Detroit.