August 7, 2007- This weekend in the Detroit News, ConnectEdu’s partnership with the Detroit Public Schools was applauded for its role in strengthening the academic connections between high school students and higher education opportunities.
Tyrone Winfrey, Chair of the Detroit School Board’s Academic Achievement Committee, cited the progress of ConnectEdu in an article examining the candidates running for the Detroit School Board. Winfrey was quoted as saying:
“But incumbents like Tyrone Winfrey, 48, who works in the admissions office at the University of Michigan, said the district already is strengthening academics and his experience with the university and private schools will continue to be an asset. Winfrey, who chairs the board’s academic achievement committee, points to new DPS programs like ConnectEdu, where high school seniors can apply to more than 4,000 colleges and universities.”
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