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New federal program helps families with internet costs

New federal program helps families with internet costs

Federal officials have started a new program to assist low and moderate income families with internet access.  The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has launched the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP), a new program now open for enrollment that helps...

Two district nurses nominated for national award

Two district nurses nominated for national award

Two of our very own district nurses - Carrie Conn and Amy Kandes - have been nominated for a national 2021-2022 Lifechanger of the Year Award. Sponsored by the National Life Group Foundation, LifeChanger of the Year recognizes and rewards the very best K-12 educators...

District attendance improving for staff and students

District attendance improving for staff and students

Since returning to school after a two week winter break, the number of COVID cases in schools has reflected the current uptick in COVID that was also seen across the state, county, and city.  As the third week of classes since the January 3 return date comes to a...

Video presentation on high school options

Video presentation on high school options

The district has provided two online sessions this year to help explain the many high school options available to our students. These events are designed for parents and students in middle and high school to help students find a path that best suits them. A third high...

Five more vaccination clinics set for January

Five more vaccination clinics set for January

Five more COVID vaccination clinics are scheduled in Dearborn Public Schools in January. Four of the locations are first-round clinics and second clinics will be offered three weeks later at the same school.  The double clinics allow those starting a Pfizer...

COVID quarantine, isolation and close contact rules updated

COVID quarantine, isolation and close contact rules updated

Jan. 13, 2022 At the direction of the Wayne County Health Department, Dearborn Public Schools is updating its quarantine, isolation and close contact guidelines. Parents and staff are requested to use our updated daily COVID screener. Quarantine requirements If you or...

COVID testing sites available to students and staff

COVID testing sites available to students and staff

Dearborn Public Schools has partnered with Vibra Health Lab to provide more COVID testing options to our students, staff and families. Students and staff can visit one of eight sites in Dearborn or Dearborn Heights and show their district ID to receive expedited PCR...