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Support DPSCD's Equitable Funding Plea As a step forward toward Detroit Public Schools Community District (DPSCD) receiving equitable and adequate school aid, we must have current budget language changed to lift restrictions on state categorical funding. Click here to read more and write your email to an elected official today.

Free Parent Academy Workshop: Families of high school students, are your students ready for college? Have they identified a field of interest? Are you interested in understanding the importance of the Federal Student Aid application process? Join this week’s Parent Academy Session to learn about completing the FAFSA and preparing your students for college. Click here to get full access to the list of Free Parent Academy sessions happening this week.

  • Understanding FAFSA

Tuesday, March 12, 2024, from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Martin Luther King Jr. Senior High School

3200 E. Lafayette St. Detroit MI 48207

  • College and Career Readiness

Wednesday, March 13, 2024, from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

Mark Twain Elementary Middle School

12800 Visger Detroit MI 48217

Black Family Wellness Expo: DPSCD Families register today for the Black Family Wellness Expo, there you will hear from medical professionals, participate in timely health screenings, learn about voter registration, there will be giveaways and more. Saturday March 16, 2024, at Second Ebenezer Church 14601 Dequindre Rd. Detroit Register Today!

Parent Teacher Conferences for High School Students are Wednesday, March 13, 2024. Contact your school to ensure you are prepared for the discussion. PTCs are a great time to connect with your student's faculty and understand what support is needed for your students to rise. Save the date, parent teacher conferences for K-8 students Wednesday, March 20, 2024.

Save the Date for the 2024 Level Up Expo: Calling all middle school families! Join us at the 2024 Level Up Expo on Saturday, April 6, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at King High School to learn about all our high school options. Activities will include workshops, student showcases, meet and greet with high school staff, on-site enrollment, application support, raffles and more! Please Register Today.


Stay updated weekly, by visiting DPSCD's Family Newsletter, an updated weekly version is sent every Monday at 6 p.m. by SMS text and posted to the web: Don’t miss a robo call/text -- If you opted out of receiving text messages but would like to receive them, please text START to "60680" from the phone line that has been opted out for non-emergency messages. Reply START to "54968" for emergency message.