IMAGES: Jerome Bettis donates from his 'Bus Stops Here Foundation' to DPS

Published On: Jun 14 2012 10:12:40 AM EDT

NFL star and Detroit Public Schools alumnus Jerome Bettis, alongside DPS Superintendent of Academics Karen Ridgeway, announced Thursday a partnership to support a brand new parent engagement initiative on behalf of his "The Bus Stops Here Foundation."

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The Foundation and DPS will support training for five parents from 89 schools (445 parents), to become certified members of their schools' new Parent Advisory Councils on Student Achievement, or PAC-SA, with the end goal of improving student achievement.

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