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 By Renee Summers    Education    May 12, 2022 

Teachers Appreciation Day Recognizes Teachers in Ecorse

On Friday, May 6, the Ecorse School District took time out to show appreciation to its hard-working staff of educators. The theme for the afternoon of activities was The Ecorse Arcade and featured fav...

 

Detroit Institute of Arts Presents 85th Annual Detroit Public Schools Community District Student Exhibition

DETROIT - Hundreds of imaginative works created by Detroit Public Schools Community District (DPSCD) students will be on display in the 85th annual Detroit Public Schools Community District Student...

 

Pink Panthers Program Preparing Tomorrow's Leaders Today

A recently introduced program in the River Rouge School District aims to improve the academic performance of young ladies. The Pink Panthers Program is the product of collaboration between the...

 

It's Official: Biden Announces Extension of Student Loan Repayment Freeze

President Joe Biden on Wednesday, April 6, announced a pause on federal student loan repayments – extending the break in payments through August 31. Originally, the freeze was scheduled to expire...

 

River Rouge Schools Emphasizes Wellness Along with Academics

Even before the arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic, the River Rouge School District had adopted a system which allows schools to support the students' social-emotional learning, mental health, and...

 

Gov. Whitmer Announces $4 Million Investment to Prepare Michigan's Young Adults for Meaningful Career and Educational Opportunities

LANSING —Today, Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced the recipients of grants totaling $4 million to provide young adults with a meaningful introduction to the world of work, including jobs skills, on-site, hybrid, and virtual career exploration and...

 

Wayne-Westland Community Schools Looking Ahead to the Future

In the Wayne-Westland Community Schools District (WWCSD), "community" is at the heart of the district's mission to educate students to be responsible, contributing members of a global society....

 

Western Wayne County NAACP Scholarship Deadline Extended until May 1st

The Western Wayne County Branch of the NAACP is reminding seniors that there is still time to apply for the 2022 scholarships. This year they will award four (4) scholarships to deserving high school...

 

Westwood Community Schools Turning Challenges into Opportunities

The motto for the Westwood Community School District is "Bulldog Strong: Unleash your potential." Even during a global pandemic, that motto still holds true. When COVID-19 arrived in Michigan in...

 

Ecorse Schools Continue to Foster Academic Excellence

While many school districts in Michigan have scrambled to navigate an uncertain academic environment, Ecorse Public Schools has had an advantage during these past two years of the COVID-19 pandemic:...

 

Dominican Literacy Center Moving Adult Learners Forward

For nearly 33 years, the Dominican Literacy Center in Detroit has been helping adult students reach their potential by promoting access to education. The goal is such a noble one that even a global pa...

 

Promoting Reading at Home for Sabbath School Students

Sabbath Middle School staff and the nonprofit organization Legacy of Literacy, Inc has partnered since 2018 to encourage students to read in and out of school. The latest literacy initiative provides...

 

Ecorse Childcare Center Serving Downriver for Nearly 30 Years

We Care Child Development Center in Ecorse began welcoming children into its care in the spring of 1992. A ministry of New Greater Bethlehem Temple, We Care Child Development Center was founded by...

 

NAACP WRITE HER FUTURE SCHOLARSHIP POWERED BY LANCÔME

The Write Her Future Scholarship powered by Lancôme is one of many funding opportunities available to Black students and students of color through the NAACP Inspire Initiatives. This scholarship is...

 

Wayne-Westland Community Schools Receives $3 million Technology Grant

Wayne-Westland Community Schools has been awarded a $3 million Emergency Connectivity Fund (ECF) Grant through the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). This grant is part of the American Rescue Pl...

 

Wayne State University Summer Research Program for High School Students Now Accepting Applications

The Biomedical Career Advancement Pipeline Program (BCAP) at Wayne State University is a summer research experience program for high school students interested in a career in the health science...

 

WAYNE-WESTLAND COMMUNITY SCHOOLS HONORS SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS FOR ANNUAL RECOGNITION

Wayne-Westland Community Schools is joining 537 local and 56 intermediate school districts across Michigan to celebrate January as School Board Recognition Month. "In another year full of challenges...

 

Nominations Encouraged for Michigan Lottery's Excellence in Education Awards to Honor Outstanding Educators

Parents, students, school staff members, and others are encouraged to nominate outstanding public-school educators for the Michigan Lottery's 2021-22 Excellence in Education awards. All public-school...

 

PHOTO OF THE WEEK

1995 - 96 Officers of the River Rouge Board of Education First Row: Dolores Lozon Evans, Trustee; Regina Wilson, President; James Hightower, Trustee, Second Row: Lynn Tate, Vice President; Arthur...

 

State Rep. Stephanie Young Denounces Legislation Prohibiting Teaching of Racial Injustice

LANSING - Members of the House Democratic Caucus spoke yesterday against House Bill 5097, legislation that bans the teaching of race and gender issues in Michigan's K-12 schools. Instead of...

 

Art Van Elslander's Legacy Lives on at Detroit's Denby High School

On October 20, Beyond Basics announced a $1.5 million gift from the A.A.Van Elslander Foundation that will impact students at the Detroit Public Schools' Denby High School. The donation was...

 

GETTING TO KNOW THE CANDIDATES

Name: Deblon Jackson City:  Highland Park Candidate: Title/Position City Council What is your platform on Community Engagement and Democracy? An ordinance needs to have the input of citizens....

 

Melvindale Teachers Honored for Contributions to STEM Education

Two Melvindale High School teachers were recently honored for their work advancing student understanding and achievement in STEM-related areas: science, technology, engineering, and mathematics....

 

Wayne-Westland Community Schools students replace gender-specific titles at homecoming

This year, the two comprehensive high schools in Wayne-Westland Community Schools will not be announcing a homecoming king or queen. There is still a competition and crowns for the winners. Still,...

 

Keep Kids in School: Democratic Lawmakers Propose Expulsion Prevention Legislation

LANSING - Sen. Jeff Irwin (D-Ann Arbor), Sen. Adam Hollier (D-Detroit), Sen. Erika Geiss (D-Taylor) and Rep. Felicia Brabec (D-Pittsfield Township) hosted a virtual press conference this morning...

 

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