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Check Out Five Things You Need to Know This Week!

DPSCD’s FREE Summer Learning Experiences are Coming to a School Near You!  K-12 students can attend in person or online for summer learning, enrichment, and recreational play from July 12, 2021-August 5, 2021. Summer Learning will take place at 44 air-conditioned school locations, Monday-Friday. Families will have great options for their students which includes High School Acceleration, Kindergarten Boot Camp, Summer Athletic programs, Fine and Performing Arts and much more. All COVID-19 safety protocols will be followed, meals served daily and transportation available. More information at or by calling 1-833-466-3978 between 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. M-F. #DPSCDSummerRise  

We Want to Find Out Who Your Favorite Teacher is and Why This Week!  As part of Teacher Appreciation Week (May 3-7), we need your help to recognize the best teachers in the nation at DPSCD. Please submit a story about a District teacher who has impacted your life and describe how they have made a difference! Hurry, submissions accepted through May 7, 2021. Submit your nominations at  

Act Now and Support DPSCD 2021-2022 Legislative Priorities! The District’s key legislative priorities include equitable and adequate school funding, school facility improvements and addressing the effects of pandemic learning. To learn more, including ways to contact your state representative and receive DPSCD action alert texts, please visit    

Enrollment Season This Week! Among the highlights this week are the opening of Round 2 application windows for DPSCD Application Schools as well Detroit School of Arts (DSA). With more than 100 schools, we have a variety of educational options to help ensure that students are college and career ready! For the schedule of this week’s online open houses and other information, please visit Please share and remember, we are saving a seat for your child! 

Save the Date of May 11 for the Next Exceptional Student Hiring Fair: Educators and licensed ancillary staff, join our Rise! Make plans to attend the next online ESE Hiring Fair. Pre-register this week by May 6, 2021 at