AMP Blog: People in Education

Detroit Future Schools Data Murals Project: What Stories Can We Tell From Data?

During the 2014-2015 school year, Detroit Future Schools completed two “data mural” projects in Detroit schools, supported by the Knight Arts Challenge and the Michigan Council for Arts & Cultural Affairs.

Apply Now for the Detroit Future Schools Rida Institute in Detroit (August 19 - 21)

Calling all educators! Detroit Future Schools is now accepting applications for the Rida Institute, a three day training and curriculum planning retreat taking place August 19-21 in Detroit. The Institute will introduce teachers to the “Rida Framework” one of Detroit Future School’s central tools for humanizing schooling.

Detroit Future Schools: Working with Youth to Transform Education

Detroit Future Schools is an in-school digital media arts program committed to humanizing education in Detroit. We work with teachers to integrate media making into the classroom while evaluating and refining core instructional practices.

A Detroit Future Schools classroom at Henry Ford Academy

The Classroom is Yours: Practices for self-governance

This is the second part in a series of blog posts highlighting lessons emerging from Detroit Future Schools. Detroit Future Schools is an AMP Sponsored Project.

Detroit Future Schools' goal is to make our work to humanize schooling in Detroit "open-source" and accessible to other educators. Below, Nate Mullen, DFS Lead Artist, reflects on student-facilitated debates as a practice of self-governance.

Detroit Future Schools is hiring

Detroit Future Schools is seeking experienced, visionary applicants for two roles for the 2014-2015 school year: Program Coordinator and Artist-in-residence of Detroit Future Schools’ In-school Program.