On this episode of One Detroit:

  • STUDENT MOBILITY: The One Detroit team takes an in-depth look at the growing problem of Detroit students who change school frequently and the impact it has on the classroom. In a special report, we visit Bethune-Fitzgerald K-8 School to see how transiency has been disruptive for teachers and students.
    • Read More on ‘Moving Costs’, a series of articles that examined the toll of frequent student movement in Detroit. The series, written by Chalkbeat’s Erin Einhorn and Chastity Pratt Dawsey from Bridge Magazine tracked one classroom where the average student had cycled through more than four schools and the road to eighth grade. 

  • NEW CENTER GROWTH: The One Detroit team talks about the growth in retail, restaurants and residential spaces in the New Center area, which includes renovations and new businesses at the Fisher Building.
  • DETROIT NEIGHBORHOODS:  Christy, Nolan and Stephen discuss Mayor Mike Duggan’s announcement of a major corporate investment in Detroit’s neighborhoods totaling $35 million, which will be used to spur development and make improvements.

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Watch One Detroit every Thursday at 7:30 p.m. on WTVS – Detroit Public Television.