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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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Schools must look to the futur...

Mar 23, 2018 by

Mike Schmidt – Much has been written lately about the drastic changes taking place in the workplace as we transition from an...

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Education and workforce prep c...

Mar 23, 2018 by

It is certainly a welcome sign when Business Leaders for Michigan want to engage in order to help propel our schools and state...

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Schuette unveils proposal to b...

Mar 16, 2018 by

Livonia — Michigan Attorney General and Republican gubernatorial candidate Bill Schuette unveiled Thursday a 10-point plan to boost...

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Paul W. Smith: Walk outs help ...

Mar 12, 2018 by

“Outta’ my Mind on a Monday Moanin’” In two days high school students, who’ve done a good job in not letting us forget senseless and...

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Michigan schools help students...

Mar 9, 2018 by

High school junior Brooklyn Filipiak saw the student, a new kid who transferred from another state, standing alone in the school...

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Michigan dip in 3rd-grade read...

Mar 6, 2018 by

Despite investing heavily in early literacy since 2015, Michigan schools showed the largest decline in third-grade reading levels...

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Mich. students to join walkout...

Feb 21, 2018 by

Michigan students are standing in solidarity with students across the nation as they prepare to walk out of class to protest gun...

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DPS misses deadline, loses out...

Dec 22, 2017 by

Officials fail to submit paperwork on time for money to whittle old district debt The old Detroit school district has lost out on...

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Employees, not test scores, ma...

Dec 20, 2017 by

Dedicated teachers and support staff make a difference for students beyond what any test can measure, Herbart says Do scores on...

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State must invest in special e...

Dec 19, 2017 by

All families deserve to see their child grow up and discover themselves and the world, Gillard writes Every new parent looks forward...

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Embrace data-based ed solution...

Dec 12, 2017 by

Michigan can either repeat the mistakes of the past or learn from the lessons of leading states, Arellano and Gutman say For more...

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Children need love and kindnes...

Dec 6, 2017 by

Randy Speck – In the 2011 movie “Moneyball,” Brad Pitt plays the Oakland A’s baseball general manager Billy Beane who realizes...

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Is Michigan committed to its t...

Dec 1, 2017 by

2010 law amounted to a legislatively-imposed pay cut for all in the public school retirement system, Addonizio writes The Michigan...

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Parent-driven charter system a...

Nov 30, 2017 by

Michigan’s flexible, parent-driven charter system is a case study in how to do school choice right, Eden and Ladner say One year ago,...

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Report: Districts lose aid to ...

Nov 22, 2017 by

Lansing — Michigan is making up for a $700 million special education shortfall by cutting state aid to other students, a situation...

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