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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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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

Sharlonda Buckman: Detroit Parent Network

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Detroit Parent Network and their Executive Director Sharlona Buckman are proud to celebrate 10 years of the agency’s dedication to parents and primary caregivers.

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8/26/12: Teach for America / Black Girls Code

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How innovative programs like Teach for America and Black Girls Code are changing Detroit. Episode 4133.

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Mike Flanagan, State Superintendent

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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.

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