The 30-minute program airs every other Sunday at 7 p.m. on WRCJ 90.9 FM.
Inside DPS is your source for news about Detroit Public Schools. The program is produced by Detroit Public School students in association with WRCJ 90.9 FM, which is located inside the Detroit School of Arts. Ms. Rita Davis is principal. Donald Walker is Supervising Producer.
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Inside DPS 10/21/2012
This edition of Inside DPS features the DPS Business Corp program. The program showcases the following businesses and their partnerships with these Detroit Public Schools: Target Corporation/Heart of America Foundation and Garvey Academy, The Lear Corporation and Clark Prep/East English Village Prep and the Jerome Bettis "The Bus Stops Here" Foundation and DPS Parents.
Inside DPS 10/08/2012
This edition features a conversation with the new president and CEO of the DPS Foundation Dr. Glenda Price. We will also hear from Emergency Financial Manager Roy Roberts and other District leaders about the renewal of DPS' operating millage -- Proposal S on the November 6 ballot in Detroit.
Inside DPS 08/19/2012
This edition of Inside DPS features a discussion with Gerald W. Smith who is the Senior Manager of Government and Regulatory Affairs for Comcast-Michigan. Mr. Smith talks about the Comcast's partnership with Detroit Public Schools and our Back to School Campaign as well as their efforts to bridge the digital divide through their Internet Essentials program.
Inside DPS 08/12/2012
Tonight's program features the announcement of the focus of a new intensive local, city, county, state collaborative effort to stabilize communities making their schools neighborhood hubs and we feature information about the DPS Summer Enrollment campaign.
Inside DPS 07/29/2012
This edition features the announcement of the partnership between ARISE Detroit and Detroit Public Schools. We will also hear about the Project SEEK Camp and its work in developing students in the STEM subject areas as well as other top stories from around the district.
Inside DPS 07/15/2012
This edition features the announcement of the partnership between the Lear Corporation and a DPS elementary school as well as other top stories from around the district.
Inside DPS 07/01/12
This edition of Inside DPS features the announcement of Proposed 2012-13 budget for DPS which maintains class sizes in early grades and drives resources to academics while reducing expenditures.
Inside DPS 06/17/12
This edition features the announcement of the Jerome Bettis Foundation with Detroit Public Schools to support parents in our community and other stories from around the district.
Inside DPS 06/03/12
This edition of Inside DPS features the announcement of the partnership between DPS and several major arts organizations to work together in the governance of the Detroit School of the Arts. This self governing model is the first of 9 more DPS schools starting this fall.
Inside DPS 05/06/12
Listen for the announcement of the partnership between the Grand Prix and DPS. Also the 75th Annual Student Exhibition at the Detroit Institute of Arts.
Inside DPS 04/22/12
Listen here for the announcement of DPS Emergency Manager Mr. Roy Roberts' Action Plan for the 2012-2013 school year.
Inside DPS 02/26/12
Listen to Inside DPS for news and stories from around the district.
Inside DPS 02/12/12
This edition features Mr. Roy Roberts' announcement of school closings and other stories from around the district.
Inside DPS 01/29/12
This edition of Inside DPS features stories on the PNC “Grow Up Great” program, the 3rd annual King Legacy March and the new DPS partnership with Cranbrook Institute of Science
Inside DPS 01/15/12
This edition of Inside DPS features the US Secretary of Energy Steve Chu’s visit to Detroit Public Schools as well as other top stories from around the district
Inside DPS 12/11/11
This edition of Inside DPS features the top stories within your Detroit Public Schools, plus Director of Sports and Information Chuck Johnson shares his thoughts about the Cass Tech football team's historic run toward the state championship
Inside DPS 11/27/11
Tonight's edition of Inside DPS features the top stories within your Detroit Public Schools, plus a conversation with President and CEO of the Detroit Public Schools Foundation Chacona Johnson about their on-going mission to support the students and programs of the Detroit public Schools
Inside DPS 11/13/11
Tonight's edition of Inside DPS features the top stories within your Detroit Public Schools
Inside DPS 10/30/11
Tonight's edition of Inside DPS features the top stories within your Detroit Public Schools, plus a feature on the MORSECode Contest to bring increased awareness of the consequences of teens and distracted driving and a new on-going segment for parents called "Technology: Taking It One BYTE at a Time" with the Director of Education and Training for the Detroit Parent Network Yolanda Eddins
Inside DPS 10/16/11
Tonight's edition of Inside DPS features the top stories within your Detroit Public Schools
Inside DPS 10/02/11
This edition of Inside DPS features reports from DPS Sports, Business Corp as well as other stories affecting the district. We will also hear from Dr. Benjamin Carson who was here for the dedication of the school named in his honor.
Inside DPS 09/18/11
This edition of Inside DPS features Secretary of Education Arne Duncan’s recent visit, Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy’s announcement of additional prosecutions of DPS employees and Emergency manager Roy Roberts’ meeting with teen leaders with DPS
Inside DPS 09/04/11
This edition of Inside DPS features stories from the city-wide ribbon cutting ceremony celebrating the opening of several new DPS schools, the new collaborative safety initiative between numerous high profile agencies and DPS and the faith-based community's pledge to support DPS this school year.
Inside DPS 08/21/11
This edition of Inside DPSfeatures stories from around the district and we will have a conversation with Ann Weiss of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt who will share information about the New Learning Village for DPS
Inside DPS 08/07/11
This edition of Inside DPS offers top stories from around the district and excerpts from the Detroit Public School 2011 Enrollment Campaign
Inside DPS 07/10/11
This edition of Inside DPSfeatures stories from around the district and continues profiling the newest DPS high school coming on line this fall the Dr. Benjamin Carson High School of Science and Medicine by speaking with MSU's Dr. Gary Willyerd. We will also hear from Davis Aerospace and their efforts to mentor their students.
Inside DPS 06/26/11
This edition of Inside DPSfeatures excerpts from Governor Rick Snyder and Emergency Manager Roy Robert's announcement of the Education Achievement System for DPS. Also we will profile the new Ben Carson High School of Science and Medicine with Principal Brenda Belcher and Dr. Reginald Edie, President and CEO of Detroit Receiving Hospital who is in partnership with the new high school.
Inside DPS 06/19/11
Tonight's edition of Inside DPS features a profile of the new Detroit Collegiate Prep High School and its principal Ricardo Martin. Detroit Collegiate Prep A Diplomas now/Michigan Future High School offers a curriculum that is based on a college-going culture, including freshman year college visits, understanding learning styles, and core academics that are aligned with the ACT to ensure college admission success.
Inside DPS 5/29/11
This edition of Inside DPSfeatures new Emergency Manager Roy Roberts on his first day in the district and an update on the Business Volunteer Corp which includes Sam’s Club’s donation to Durfee School and Davis Aerospace’s Signing Day for their Business Partners.
Inside DPS 5/15/11
This edition of Inside DPS features several of the top stories around the district including Financial Manager Robert Bobb's statement concerning the DPS portrayal in the "National Disgrace" report by Dan Rather and a million dollar donation to the DPS Foundation.
Inside DPS 5/1/11
This edition of Inside DPS features a conversation with Brooke Franklin, Strategic Partnership Manager for the Detroit Regional Chamber. Ms. Franklin now oversees the Detroit Public School Volunteer Business Corp -- BOLD Program. Also the Detroit Public Schools Foundation shares information on their spring appeal.
Inside DPS 4/17/11
This edition of Inside DPS features a look inside the DPS Renaissance Plan 2012 Bidders Conference held on Thursday April 14th. The program includes Financial Manager Robert Bobb's address to the charter operators, information of the development of charter boards and the relationship between the charter authorizer and the chartered school.
Inside DPS 4/3/11
This edition of Inside DPS features part three of Emergency Financial Manager, Robert Bobb’s conversation at the University of Michigan-Dearborn lecture series. Mr. Bobb discussed Detroit’s educational transformation and updated plans for long-term solutions to the financial and academic emergencies facing the district. Also the Cass Tech Brick Fundraiser for sponsored by the DPS Foundation is featured.
Inside DPS 3/20/11
This edition of Inside DPS features part two of Emergency Financial Manager, Robert Bobb’s conversation at the University of Michigan-Dearborn lecture series. Mr. Bobb discussed Detroit’s educational transformation and updated plans for long-term solutions to the financial and academic emergencies facing the district. Part three can be heard April 3rd. Also the top stories happening within the district are featured.
Inside DPS 3/6/11
This edition of Inside DPS features part one of Emergency Financial Manager, Robert Bobb’s conversation at the University of Michigan-Dearborn lecture series. Mr. Bobb discussed Detroit’s educational transformation and updated plans for long-term solutions to the financial and academic emergencies facing the district. Part two can be heard March 20th and part three can be heard April 3rd.
Inside DPS 2/20/11
This edition of Inside DPS includes a very special donation from PNC Bank, DPS Parent Resource Centers being open during the mid-winter break, some very special DPS Olympic athletes, and more. Plus we close our program with a treat from the John R King Academy’s Angelic Choir.
Inside DPS 2/6/11
This edition of Inside DPSfeatures news on the new 5 year contract with Sodexco and other minority and locally owned businesses, DPS' partnership with the SCLC and First Lady Obama's "Let's Move" campaign, updates on school construction, the DPS Business Corp, the Proud Strong Learners of the Week and Alumni Affairs.
Inside DPS 1/23/11
This edition of Inside DPS features new developments on the safety and security front for DPS, the positive impact of academic rescheduling and news about an upcoming Excellent Schools Detroit school fair. As a special feature, the students of Gompers Elementary provide their tribute to Dr. Martin L. King, Jr.
Inside DPS 1/9/11
This edition of Inside DPS includes stories about the recently announced BOLD volunteer program, DPS technology upgrades and as well as a tremendous service project being put forth by Randolph Career and Technical Center. Also there will be updates from the DPS Foundation, our parent resource centers, DPS sports, and alumni.
Inside DPS 12/26/10
This edition of Inside DPSfeatures news updates on the capital improvement program, the conclusion of the Volt auction and the donation to the DPS Foundation. The show also includes information about the Parent Resource Centers’ toolkits for parents, the PSL Holiday Hoops tournament, a DPS alumni update and other news and information about your Detroit Public Schools.
Inside DPS 12/12/10
This edition of Inside DPS features stories on the recent ruling on academic authority over DPS, GM’s donation to the United Way and their commitment to excellence, the installation of solar panels at Cass Technical high school and more. Plus an update from the DPS Foundation on their winter appeal, a sports update and information about the All-City Alumni organization.
Inside DPS 11/28/10
This edition of Inside DPSfeatures DPS President and CEO Chacona Johnson sharing the history and mission of the DPS Foundation. Plus you will learn of First Student Transportation’s generous donation to the DPS’ All City Marching Band and you will hear news and information about the Cass Technicians' football team, Parent Resource Centers and DPS Alumni. Inside DPS airs every other Sunday at 7pm on 90.9 WRCJ.
Inside DPS 11/14/10
Tonight’s edition of Inside DPSincludes the groundbreaking of the last of the bond improvement projects: the New Finney-Crockett High School, information on the extended hours in math and the marvelous donation to the DPS Athletics program. Plus, we will hear from parents at our DPS parent resource centers and Alumni Corner. Detroit School of Arts sophomores Akil Alvin and Devin Patterson host.
Inside DPS 10/31/10
This edition features a recap of the district’s capital improvement program and the student internship that was born out of this initiative, DPS Assistant Superintendant Glorianne Allen provides details about the extended reading program, EMF Robert Bobb talks about the district’s emphasis on academic eligibility of all DPS athletes and members of the Mumford Alumni share how they are supporting the district.
Inside DPS 10/24/10
This episode features information on the DPS Bond Program, discussions about the extended reading and math initiatives found with the district’s 5-year academic plan, the new promotional efforts behind DPS athletics and news for the Office of Parent and Community engagement.