Join UD’s Partnership for Public Education on January 31, 2024 from 4-7pm in Trabant Multipurpose Room B to hear from Every School Day Counts Detroit and the Detroit Partnership for Education Equity & Research (PEER), an exemplary research- practice partnership collaborating to address chronic absenteeism in the city.

  • Learn about a successful research practice partnership model in action.
  • Discuss effective strategies for strong partnerships between researchers and educators.
  • Network with local researchers and educators.

Dr. Sarah Winchell Lenhoff leads PEER Detroit, part of Wayne State University’s College of Education, which collaboratively addresses essential questions in Detroit’s public schools. Committed to providing accessible knowledge, PEER bridges academia and practical application for impactful improvements in education.

Reverend Larry Simmons founded Every School Day Counts Detroit, which seeks to reduce chronic absenteeism in Detroit public schools from 56% to 15% by 2027.

Introductory commentary and discussion about research practice partnerships led  by the Partnership for Public Education Light appetizers and drinks will be provided for this free event. Register Here!