Detroit Public Schools Community District has served about 2.2 million meals to students this school year. Last school year, the district served 9.6 million. The numbers from other large districts in Michigan are similar: Grand Rapids has served 863,169 meals so far this year, compared with 2.8 million last school year. Lansing
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DBG received an incredible gift from Detroit Diesel and Thomas Built Buses. A custom designed 76-passenger bus rolled up on Friday, April 9, 2021. The bus will address the major obstacle of transportation that so many of DBG families face. Getting students safely to and from DBG every day is
Downtown Boxing Gym Youth Program in Detroit hopes new van will help them do more — Asks for your vote
The Downtown Boxing Gym does more than just teach kids how to box. They teach real life skills and lessons about responsibility and commitment. There are 1,300 children on the waiting list. Khali Sweeney is the founder of the gym. It’s a nonprofit that provides high-risk children structure, tutoring and some lessons
DETROIT (FOX 2) – School’s in session at the Downtown Boxing Gym. Normally an afterschool program, it is pivoting to meet students’ needs during this pandemic Their motto is “Books Before Boxing.” As children are taught individually and in small groups, masks are required and the kids are still getting their exercise.
Depending on what parents decided in Detroit, some kids are going back to the bell. While others are staying at home because of COVID-19. “We are the bridge between school and they’re out of school time,” said Gavin McGuire.
“It’s an assembly line of hope for those who need it – it’s always here.” ICYMI: The Downtown Boxing Gym was truly honored to be featured in this report shared nationwide on Matter of Fact over July 4th weekend. Special thanks to the Cain family for opening their home and
(WXYZ) — As some parents begin heading back to work and kids are out of school, what’s are families to do? Many moms and dads are wondering what safety precautions day cares, camps and summer programs have in place for their little ones. 7 Action News Reporter Andrea Isom, takes
In the first installment of Inequality in America, a new series across the platforms of NBC News, senior legal and investigative correspondent Cynthia McFadden looks at the wide variance in quality of education received by the more than 50 million children who attend our public schools – particularly when it