Bring to scale quality high schools that can better serve urban and minority students in Detroit and its inner ring suburbs by assisting Detroit area foundations and educational leaders in launching a "high school accelerator," a new education intermediary
In Metro Detroit, Michigan Future, Inc. is spearheading an ambitious plan to open 35 new, open-enrollment high schools by 2017 to serve approximately 14,000 students. It aims to increase the number of low-income and minority students who graduate ready to attend and complete college and secure jobs created by the new economy. It is also driving a compelling public policy agenda that emphasizes a quality education for all.
Increase the number of economically vulnerable families attaining/retaining quality jobs by improving technical assistance providers’ capacity to serve minority-owned businesses with demonstrated growth potential
Increase high-quality early learning access, shared services with family/friend/neighbor care and a community partnerships hub through a program related investment for the development of a preschool learning laboratory