Monthly Archives: September 2015

Introducing the “DFS Guide to Humanizing Schooling”


Our mission at Detroit Future Schools (DFS) is to humanize schooling in Detroit. We share what we learn from our classrooms with educators in Detroit and beyond through curriculum consultation with teachers, our annual Rida Institute, and through publications sharing our best practices. We are excited to share the newly released Detroit Future Schools Guide

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“Creating Fertile Ground for Growth and Learning”: A student’s reflection on the Free Minds Free People Conference


In July, Detroit Future Schools participated in Free Minds Free People, a national conference that brings together teachers, students, researchers, parents and activists to explore how we can use education as a tool for liberation. Wayne Bussey II, Issra Killawi, and Alondra Casteñeda, participants in our Out-of-School Project (OSP), joined DFS’ director Nathaniel Mullen in

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