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Check Out Five Things You Need to Know This Week!


The Parent Academy webinar is being held on Wednesday, April 14th at 5:30 p.m., not Thursday as was previously listed. 


UPDATE: ONLINE LEARNING EXTENDED FOR ALL STUDENTS THROUGH APRIL 23RD: As a safety precaution, online learning is extended for all students for the next two weeks to help limit the spread of COVID-19 amid the rising infection rates in the city. In person and Learning Centers at schools are planned to reopen on April 26, 2021. You can read our FAQ’s at  #StudentsRise

Save the Date: State Assessments Testing Planned to Begin Week of April 26:  Pending assessment of scientific data and public health guidance related to the pandemic, the District is planning to begin state assessment testing the week of April 26. Please check with your schools as well as monitoring the DPSCD website and social media as the assessment start date approaches. 

Neighborhood Vaccine Week Starts This Week! DPSCD and the City of Detroit are partnering to provide free COVID-19 vaccine access at seven (7) DPSCD school locations Monday, April 12th-Friday, April 16th from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. For specific locations, contact information as well as other details, please visit

Parent Academy-Choosing the Right Fit High School Webinar Wednesday, April 14th at 5:30 p.m. Need help on deciding what high school is the right fit for your child? Then join us for this informative webinar led by the District’s Enrollment team. Please visit to take part in the webinar.

The Quarter 4 Survey is Now Live! Spring is sprung and so has the Q4 Survey! Your input is critical to the District’s decision-making process. For information and to complete the Q4 Survey, please visit We want to hear from you!  

In Case You Missed It Reminders This Week:

Free COVID-19 Testing Continues!  In partnership with Wayne State University and Henry Ford Health System, the District will continue to provide free COVID-19 testing now through April 30. A new testing site has been added at Academy of the Americas on Thursdays! Please visit for details and any possible calendar changes. 

School Open House Season Begins! Looking for a new school for the 2021-22 school year? You’ll have multiple opportunities this week to find a school that meets your needs and interests. Please visit for the list of open houses this week. We are saving a seat for you!