All DPSCD summer school students to be tested by Monday
DETROIT The deadline for all students enrolled in summer school in the Detroit Public Schools Community District to get tested for coronavirus was Sunday. Summer school stopped last week after a protest group went to federal court to shut down in-person classes. He -- and many parents -- want summer school back up and running. Thats our responsibility as a school district to meet parents and students where they are educationally.More than 600 students are taking voluntary classes. The district said 341 students have been tested through the Detroit Health Department and two students -- from different schools -- tested positive.
Questions surround funding as Michigan school districts go to remote-learning
DETROIT The path to get Michigan children back to school either in-person or remotely continues to become more complicated. Ann Arbor Public Schools have become the latest to announce it plans to do remote learning. RELATED: Heres what Michigan school districts have planned for the fall amid the pandemicGov. Gretchen Whitmers Return to Learn Task Force focused on face-to-face learning, but how will the schools pay for it? More: Inside Detroit summer school classrooms during pandemicMore: Share your thoughts, concerns about return to in-person learning
Judge orders new safety rules for DPSCD summer school
DETROIT As new cases of COVID-19 remain high, Detroit Public Schools Community District (DPSCD) are going to follow strict new guidelines from a federal judge to keep in-person summer school going. Related: Detroits in-person summer school classes can continue with virus testingProtesters are allowed to continue, but they must stop impeding the buses that pick up students. Parents and teachers with the activist group By Any Means Necessary (BAMN) were back protesting the start of summer school Thursday. One of the teacher protest organizers said that despite all the safety procedures, they will continue to protest in-person learning until there is a cure for COVID-19. More: Inside Detroit summer school classrooms during pandemicMore: Share your thoughts, concerns about return to in-person learning
Judge: Detroits in-person summer classes can continue with virus testing
DETROIT A judge has ruled the in-person summer classes can continue in the Detroit Public Schools Community District (DPSCD). Summer school in the DPSCD began last week. A lawsuit was filed by parents, teachers, students and By Any Means Necessary (BAMN) against the district. It was seeking to sop summer school and first went before the judge on Friday. Meanwhile, protests over in-person summer school in Detroit have continued for a second week.
Protests over Detroit in-person summer school continue for 2nd week
DETROIT Protests over in-person summer school in Detroit have continued for a second week. Nearly a dozen protesters were arrested last week for blocking school buses from picking up children for summer school classes. In-person summer school is being offered at 25 Detroit Public Schools Community District facilities. After the arrests, school buses were able to leave the bus garage to go pick up kids for summer school. Read more: Fight over in-person summer school in Detroit heads to court