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DPTV Education News
Michigan’s Superintendent Mike Flanagan has a grounded perspective on Michigan’s dropout crisis. His own story of struggling in school lends to his understanding of the issues of dropouts. He understands dropping out is not just a Detroit problem; this is an issue that affects our state and our country.Read More
In addition to providing family counseling services, Black Family Development works in Detroit's Clark Park and Osborn neighborhoods, supporting the federally funded Promise Neighborhood program. The vision of the program is that all children and youth growing up in Promise Neighborhoods have access to great schools...Read More
Is the make-or-break moment for a high school dropout actually in middle school? FRONTLINE’s new report the “Middle School Moment” explores the work of Johns Hopkins University researcher Dr. Robert Balfanz who has uncovered a series of indicators that he says can predict how likely a student is to drop out of high school.Read More
American Graduate: Let's Make It Happen - an initiative to help combat the dropout crisis in this country