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Education Achievement System

Failing Michigan Schools Will Now Have More Options

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 02.19.2014 | Politics

The Education Achievement Authority soon won't be the only body allowed to take over failing schools in Michigan. On Tuesday, the Michigan Depart...

Michigan Board Of Education Considers Public Education Funding Overhaul

Posted 11.20.2012 | Education

Members of Michigan’s Board of Education will mull several legislative proposals Tuesday commissioned by Gov. Rick Snyder that would have far-reachi...

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

Detroit's EAA Students Will All Get Laptops

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 08.18.2012 | Detroit

When 15 pilot Educational Achievement Authority schools in Detroit start classes next month, students from elementary school to ninth grade will each ...

Recovery Schools Chief Defends Record In Kansas City

The Detroit News | Jennifer Chambers | Posted 11.22.2011 | Education

The new leader of a Michigan recovery system for failing schools defended his record in Kansas City on Wednesday, a day after the district he used to ...

Joy Resmovits

Can John Covington Save Detroit's Schools?

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 11.01.2011 | Education

When appointing John Covington chancellor of Michigan's Education Achievement System, a plan to transform low-performing schools that will pilot in De...

Joy Resmovits

Kansas City Schools Chief's Departure Involves A Swirl Of Ethical Allegations, Profanity [UPDATE]

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 10.25.2011 | Education

The abrupt departure of John Covington from his post as superintendent of Kansas City, Missouri's schools reveals how interpersonal disputes between s...