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Here's How Michigan Can Be a Top-10 Education State

Amber Arellano | Posted 05.19.2016 | Education
Amber Arellano

We've spent many months studying the success of the nation's top education state, Massachusetts, and leading improvement states like Tennessee and Florida. Based on their proven track record of success, we have identified four areas that, with the right attention and investment, can put Michigan into the top 10 states for student growth in the next five years.

Michigan Public School District Backs Down From Christianity Requirement

The Associated Press | Posted 03.04.2015 | Religion

McBAIN, Mich. (AP) — A northern Michigan public school district says it's no longer asking that its next superintendent be a Christian after getting...

The Crumbling of Public Education in Michigan

Hoon-Yung Hopgood | Posted 09.25.2013 | Detroit
Hoon-Yung Hopgood

There are thousands of children statewide who are not being provided the education they deserve, at the hand of adults who were supposed to protect their best interests.

It's Time to Think Differently About Education Funding

Chacona Winters Johnson | Posted 04.09.2012 | Detroit
Chacona Winters Johnson

It is clear that the state can no longer provide excellence in public education on its own. That is why it is crucial for our communities to follow the lead of higher education to come together to inject philanthropy into public education.

Students Stand Against Michigan Bullying Law

The Communicator, Community High School Newspaper | Posted 11.29.2011 | Home

Republicans in the Michigan state Senate recently passed a bill entitled “Matt’s Safe School Law,” an anti-bullying measure designed to reduce b...

National Anthems: Do They Have A Place In Public Schools?

Posted 11.22.2011 | Home

15-year-old Brenda Brinsdon, a sophomore at a high school in Rio Grande Valley, Texas, refused to participate when her Spanish 3 teacher assigned stud...

State Senate Backs Bill Requiring Pledge Of Allegiance In Schools

Posted 01.12.2012 | Education

A bill that requires every Michigan public school student to start the day by reciting the Pledge of Allegiance has been approved by the state Senate....

Privatization Of Michigan Public Schools 'Very Real' Threat

Posted 12.04.2011 | Education

The privatization of public education in Michigan is a "very real" possibility, a state lawmaker said Monday, the Kalamazoo Gazette reports. At a t...