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Redefining Detroit: Reading, Writing and Renaissance

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Fox 2's Alexis Wiley takes a closer look at some innovative approaches to education which ultimately may be the key to redefining Detroit's future.

In the program:

Roop Raj affirms the notion that parental involvement makes all the difference when it comes to getting an education.  The proof is in the holistic approach of the Thurgood Marshall School .

Pawn takes King and with it the kind of critical thinking that helps kids navigate school and life. Alexis Wiley gets inside the winning strategy of the chess players at the Washington Parks Academy .

Yoga.  Cooking Classes.  An Organic Garden. Does this sound like school to you?  It does if your child goes to the Detroit Leadership Academy .  Deena Centofanti shows us a new way to learn.

Alexis Wiley talks to the man in charge of  Detroit Public Schools , Roy Roberts, to hear the latest ideas on getting past the district's troubled past and turn it into a top flight place for kids to learn.

Maurielle Lue goes to a place where every member of this year's senior class will attend college this fall.  What is it about the Cristo Rey High School ?

"Redefining Detroit: Reading, Writing and Renaissance" was produced by Kathy Kirk and Sean Lee.

The mission of Fox 2's Redefining Detroit franchise is to shine a light on the differences makers in the city of Detroit.  These are the people who work to create a better present and future for the city, in spite of any obstacles that stand in the way.

If you know of an organization, person, group, place or other -- let us know about it.

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