Detroit schools chief Nikolai Vitti sets sights on big improvement

Feb 12, 2018 by

The Detroit school board has approved an ambitious agenda for the next five years that calls for raising reading proficiency among third graders, increasing college readiness among high school students, reducing chronic absenteeism and making sure every child in the district has a digital device.

The goals are key to an academic turnaround in the district.

The district’s rebuilding efforts — and Superintendent Nikolai Vitti’s job — could depend on meeting those goals. Vitti and his team developed the goals and presented them to the board last month. The board will evaluate him in part on success toward meeting them.

These examples —based on data from last year — illustrate where the district is aiming:

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