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Michigan districts battling wi...

Sep 10, 2018 by

Michigan is battling a persistent shortage of teachers early in the school year, prompting school district leaders to scramble to...

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Invest online sales tax in the...

Sep 4, 2018 by

In June, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in South Dakota v. Wayfair Inc. that states can collect sales taxes from out-of-state vendors,...

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Education policy harms urban s...

Aug 22, 2018 by

Earlier this year, metro Detroit’s failed bid for Amazon’s HQ2 due to a “lack of talent” is Lansing’s call to action to solve...

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Fight Detroit illiteracy in cl...

Jul 28, 2018 by

Reading is the gateway to a successful life, and it’s one of the fundamental skills children should learn in school. But many kids,...

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Federal judge dismisses suit o...

Jul 2, 2018 by

A federal judge has dismissed an unprecedented civil lawsuit filed on behalf of Detroit students fighting to establish literacy is a...

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Education budget could mean sc...

Jul 1, 2018 by

Lansing – Last fall, Melissa Wriggelsworth said she spent some of her own paycheck to purchase binders for all 18 of her students. It...

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Michigan State fights search w...

Jun 30, 2018 by

Michigan State University has filed a motion to quash a search warrant served against it by the Michigan Attorney General’s...

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Why Michigan should invest in ...

Jun 26, 2018 by

By Tom Watkins – Gov. Rick Snyder has sounded the alarm that our next governor will ultimately have to answer: “Michigan will...

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State budget makes smart inves...

Jun 25, 2018 by

Ultimately, Michigan can’t succeed without healthy schools. Building a better future for our state requires smart, sensible...

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Flint school rises above chall...

Jun 19, 2018 by

By Dylan Hernandez – Up in Flint there’s a school dispelling notions about the city. At dismissal, preppy students in uniforms...

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Closing Ladywood High School i...

Jun 3, 2018 by

Tears. Hugs. And lots of prayers. A 68-year legacy of educating young women in the Felician-Franciscan tradition came to an end...

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How to rebuild public educatio...

May 20, 2018 by

Lou Glazer – Michigan Future’s education policy recommendations are built on two core principles: First, that all children...

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Dems unfairly target charters ...

May 18, 2018 by

Greg McNeilly – Do you love your kid’s school? Believe in parental choice? I hope you are ready to fight for it. Earlier this...

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How business leaders can help ...

May 11, 2018 by

Of all of the big ideas for improving the sorry state of education in Michigan, the one that holds the most promise is finding the...

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Teachers and students are unha...

Apr 23, 2018 by

Brian Dickerson – What happens when America’s 800,000 high school teachers and the 17 million teenagers they teach all...

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Invest in U.P. infrastructure

Apr 16, 2018 by

Tom Watkins – The Upper Peninsula should not be treated with a cold shoulder. Rebuilding the Soo Locks and improving broadband...

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Detroit students lag country, ...

Apr 12, 2018 by

Detroit schools are once again dead last for how their students performed on a national test. And not by just a little — by a lot....

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For-profit colleges struggle d...

Apr 8, 2018 by

Washington – The for-profit college industry is struggling under the weight of declining enrollment, stiff competition from...

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Congress rebuffs DeVos’ school...

Apr 4, 2018 by

Washington — Education Secretary Betsy DeVos came here from the Grand Rapids area to reform education and expand alternatives to...

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All education needs innovation

Mar 29, 2018 by

Kevin Miller – When the 21st Century Michigan Education Commission published a comprehensive report, the recommendations were...

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