[gallery ids="59908,59909,59910,59911,59912,59913,59914"] On Saturday, January 28 numerous parents braved the cold winter weather in support of their children and to witness which teams will walk away with the honor of being the best at chess in the Detroit Public Schools Community District. This is the day when awards are given to teams that participated in the Detroit Metro Scholastic [Read more…]
There's never been a better time for businesses, alumni, community members and everyone concerned with public education to partner with Detroit Public Schools. With a rigorous new five-year academic plan in place and new instructional strategies and a stronger curriculum in every classroom, major worldwide corporations and alumni of local schools are stepping forward to volunteer, contribute and pledge human resources, talent, technology and monetary gifts.
Executive Deputy Chief Craig W. Schwartz, a former DPS student, has over 31 years of law enforcement experience; he has previously served in the Detroit Police Department, where he served in all ranks from Police Officer to Deputy Chief and commanded the Criminal Investigations Bureau, Homeland Security Bureau, Major Crimes Division, Homicide Section, and the Headquarters Surveillance Unit. E.D.C. Schwartz retired from the Detroit Police Department in 2007 and subsequently established the Huron Potawatomi Police Department, the first police agency for the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi in Athens, Michigan, providing police services to the Tribe, as well as to the Village of Athens. In addition, he has served with the Plymouth and the Grosse Pointe Park Police Departments. E.D.C. Schwartz is a 2003 graduate of the F.B.I. National Academy and came to the DPS-Police in February 2010.