$50 Million Commitment Fuels Detroit Cradle-Career Partnership - Higher Education
Higher Education News and Jobs

$50 Million Commitment Fuels Detroit Cradle-Career Partnership


A $50 million commitment from the Kresge Foundation is propelling an all new cradle-to-career education collaborative that will benefit some 1,000 students in a Detroit neighborhood.

Beginning in 2019, the P-20 Partnership will benefit children in Livernoise-McNichols, a Detroit district undergoing revitalization.

The foundation collaborated with the University of Michigan, Detroit Public Schools Community District, Starfish Family Services, Marygrove College and other Northwest Detroit organizations for the project.

The $50 million is the largest philanthropic investment in a Detroit neighborhood in history, according to the Foundation.

Jamie Rogers can be reached at jamie@diverseeducation.com.

Alma College to Join Detroit Promise Program Alma College has announced it will partner with the Detroit Promise program, an initiative which provides full-tuition scholarships to qualified Detroit students graduating from any high school in the City of Detroit. This partnership marks the 19...
American College Students’ Usage of Marijuana Is Highest It’s Been In Three Decades According to the annual “Monitoring the Future: National Survey Results on Drug Use”study, the use of marijuana among college students across America was at the highest level in 2016 and 2017 than in the past three decades. The study is conducted ...
National Conference Puts Focus on Urban Cities DETROIT— If the nation is looking for ways to address issues that impact urban areas, they might consider closely examining the city of Detroit, said Dr. Curtis L. Ivery, Chancellor of the Wayne County Community College District. Ivery convened th...
Higher Ed Mulls Supreme Court Ruling Against Mandatory Union Fee The U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling Wednesday against a mandatory labor union fee for nonmember public-sector employees was met with immediate criticism, some from observers in higher education who anticipate a negative impact on unions at state-funded u...
Semantic Tags: