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Detroit School of Arts becomes district’s first self-governing school


The Detroit School of Arts will see more autonomy and outside input next year, the district announced Monday, with arts organizations taking a hands-on role in in the school’s leadership, the Huffington Post reports. A new volunteer governing council for the public high school in Midtown will draw members from the Detroit Arts Corridor Organization, the University of Michigan School of Education and the Hudson-Webber Foundation. The school will also partner with the Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Sphinx Organization, Mosaic Youth Theatre and University Musical Society. DSA is the first of 10 public schools in Detroit slated to transition to a new self-governing model next year.

“By shifting authority to make vital decisions to the school level, DPS offers schools both the ability to maintain consistency in their programs and the ability to make decisions that best serve the needs of their particular students,” Detroit Public Schools Emergency Manager Roy Roberts said in a statement…

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