Help us tell the story of school choice in Detroit

Hi, and welcome to Chalkbeat Detroit. We’re a nonprofit education news site with a mission to shine a light on the struggle to provide a quality education to every child in this city.

It’s a big job, and we know we can’t do it alone. We reached out to you because we think you can help. For a project on how and why families choose schools, we’re looking for parents to share their stories. How do you choose schools for your children and why have you chosen to leave one school in search of another?

By polling hundreds of Detroiters, we hope we can help policymakers in Lansing and Washington better understand what Detroit families need. We’re hoping you’ll share your story with us. Nothing will change unless the world knows what’s going on in our schools.

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