News Tag: Detroit

Wednesday, January 07, 2015

Percy Bates quoted in Detroit News story

Tags: bates, detroit, expertise

In a story in The Detroit News on questions surrounding the future leadership of Detroit Public Schools, Percy Bates is quoted: “For many years, school districts have operated with a leader who is usually the superintendent and a local school board. I see no reason why Detroit should be any different than many other school districts within the state,” he said.

Friday, June 29, 2012

Jeffrey Mirel comments on a proposed Detroit Public Schools budget

Tags: detroit, digital signage, educational studies, k-12, mirel, policy

"I'm not sure the (new) business model is particularly that good," Mirel said. "Competition has not been good for traditional Detroit public schools."

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

We're partnering with Detroit Public Schools and arts organizations to transform the Detroit School of Arts

Tags: community engagement, detroit, moje

Elizabeth Moje said "We are committed to developing young people’s capacities as learners, as artists, and as community leaders, and identifying and tapping resources from multiple state and national arts and academic groups for the benefit of student learning."

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

David Cohen comments on class size in the Detroit News

Tags: class size, cohen, detroit, digital signage, expertise, k-12

He said that research shows that the larger the class, the harder it is for students to get access to the teacher and the harder it is for the teacher to manage the class. Also that the consequences of large classes are greater for disadvantaged students.

Thursday, September 29, 2011

Master's student Alicia Lane, a mid-career engineer becoming a teacher, profiled in the Detroit Free Press

Tags: detroit, digital signage, k-12, master of arts with certification, teacher education

Lane is one of an increasing number of career-changers becoming certified teachers by nontraditional routes, in this case our W.K. Kellogg Foundation’s Woodrow Wilson Michigan Teaching Fellowship program.

Thursday, July 21, 2011

Charles Dershimer on the Kellogg Foundation Fellows as they tour Detroit schools

Tags: dershimer, detroit, digital signage, k-12, mathematics education, science education, teacher education

Many of the 40+ future STEM teachers met for an orientation and tour of Detroit schools. Dershimer suggested that they observe the classes and take note of what does--and doesn't--work.

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Deborah Ball on improving education in Detroit

Tags: ball, detroit, digital signage, k-12, teaching and learning

She says "for kids living in poverty and facing challenges, really good teaching can make an amazing difference."

Monday, February 14, 2011

Deborah Ball joins Detroit Public School panel to search for new DPS leader

Tags: ball, community engagement, detroit, k-12

Robert Bobb's appointment as emergency financial manager of Detroit Public Schools ends in June. Deborah Loewenberg Ball is a member of a 25-person panel that is conducting a nationwide search for Bobb's successor, according to an article posted on the Click on Detroit website on February 14, 2011.

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