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Make Michigan schools accounta...

Sep 19, 2017 by

Phil Power – I’ve been trying to figure out just why Michigan’s decades-long decline in our kids’ school...

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Betsy DeVos wants to rethink h...

Sep 12, 2017 by

Ron French – Education Secretary Betsy DeVos unveiled plans last week to reconsider how colleges and universities investigate...

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Now what? A familiar fear when...

Aug 25, 2017 by

Ted Roelofs – For Grant Heckman, the summer of 2015 could have been a time to celebrate. He was graduating from school and was...

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Michigan’s college dropout dil...

Aug 19, 2017 by

Ron French – It was Wednesday of Welcome Week 2016 at Lansing Community College, and dean of student affairs Tanya McFadden was...

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Michigan failing its special n...

Aug 10, 2017 by

Chastity Pratt Dawsey – Renee Honor knew something was wrong with her son, Nicholas, when he was struggling to read in third...

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Fewer college students want to...

Aug 7, 2017 by

Nancy Derringer – Empty desks in education classes Nearly every teacher-prep program in Michigan is enrolling fewer students...

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Lessons learned: Big money alo...

Jul 29, 2017 by

Chastity Pratt Dawsey – In 2010, major foundations in Southeast Michigan pooled their money to tackle one of the region’s most...

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Health issues. Busted car. Mis...

Jun 28, 2017 by

  Chastity Pratt Dawsey – Alexis Carter’s family had two vans that were frequently out of commission. So the honor roll...

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Welcome to the New Detroit, wh...

May 1, 2017 by

Nancy Derringer – Peter Moskowitz is a journalist and activist raised in New York and based in Philadelphia. His new book, “How...

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Time for a fresh look at how w...

Apr 22, 2017 by

Rob Fowler – The School Finance Research Collaborative, a broad-based, bipartisan group of business and education experts from...

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Child care isn’t just a parent...

Apr 18, 2017 by

Doug Luciani, Rob Fowler, Kevin Stotts – Finding affordable, quality child care – especially infant and toddler care – is...

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How to fix Michigan’s ou...

Apr 10, 2017 by

Jim Brooks – The world is changing. Computers, automation, communication technology and global integration of economic markets...

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