The Detroit Public Schools Community District offers this new, free program at three of its schools.
Locally, what are the top elementary schools? In Michigan's southeast region, these are out performing the rest, according to the rankings from the state.
Cintron found his passion and path. He helped turn around a low-performing school and won't rest until his students all feel hope for their future.
Linda Rice teaches Detroit students art, but not in a typical way. Art gives her the opportunity to reinforce core skills the kids learn in their other classes while opening their minds to a world of color and imagination.
For Anneccia Davis-Dunson, being involved in her children's education was important. Now, she volunteers at their former Detroit elementary school to help other kids in their learning.