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Educational Resources

Detroit Public TV builds on the PBS tradition to reach young people in new ways, extend lifelong learning for adults and setting the standard for helping kids become ready to learn. From new parent support through graduation and beyond, DPTV is a trusted partner and valuable resource for educators, parents and children.

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Featured Resources

Check out our featured resources that prepare your pre-schooler for school to digital adventures that take you behind the scenes at the Penguin House and the Detroit Institute of Arts.

DPTV Education News

Dr. Blandina Rose of Black Family Development, Inc & Promise Neighborhoods

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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...

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Frontline presents Middle School Moment

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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.

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Mike Tenbusch of United Way for Southeastern Michigan

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United Way’s Vice President of Educational Preparedness, Mike Tenbusch speaks to the importance of the citizens getting involved to help uplift their community.

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