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Detroit School of Arts: Partnership of DPS-U-M Project

Primary Investigator(s): Elizabeth Moje

Funding Agency: Knight Foundation

Amount: $2,250,000

Period: 9/1/2012 - ongoing

The Detroit Public Schools and the University of Michigan will work as partners to support and enhance new and ongoing arts programming at Detroit School of Arts. DSA students, staff, and parents, together with U-M faculty, students, and community arts partners, will engage in multiple opportunities to perform, learn from, and work with artists across the city, state, and nation. The partnership will not only serve young people and their families at DSA, but will also celebrate the revival of the artistic legacy of the city of Detroit.