Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan announced Monday that the Detroit College Promise scholarship program, a part of the Detroit Public Schools Foundation, will be expanded provide full free tuition in four-year college programs to students who graduate from Detroit Public Schools.
The University of Michigan’s first Detroit Student Service Fusion Workshop began Tuesday and featured lectures, icebreakers and pizza as part of a three-part series to teach students how to interact most efficiently and consciously with the city.
Detroit gave its own meaning to the word dally — which means to move or act slowly — during its largest annual street fair and music festival in support of the Cass Corridor community, the Dally in the Alley, on Saturday night.
Last year, the Museum Studies Program at the University of Michigan hosted Lonnie Bunch, the founding director of the soon-to-be-opened Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture., for a week of working on campus with students.
During the event, panelists discussed what they considered misconceptions about Detroit Public Schools, such as deteriorating infrastructure, and emphasized how the controversy surrounding DPS impacts students and the school environment.