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You can’t throw money at...

Mar 24, 2019 by

A damning new study dispels the myth that more money is the cure for education’s failures. The report took a comprehensive look at 50...

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Test changes coming for Michig...

Mar 20, 2019 by

Changes in state testing are coming for Michigan students this spring when eighth-graders forgo the M-STEP in two subjects for a test...

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Money alone won’t lead t...

Mar 13, 2019 by

Here are some numbers Gov. Gretchen Whitmer should consider before trying to convince the Legislature to implement some of her...

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Education bureaucrats try to r...

Feb 25, 2019 by

Robert Holland – After deliberating for two years, a national commission is pushing to implement social-emotional learning...

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Top-ranked Michigan school emb...

Feb 22, 2019 by

Bloomfield Hills — The International Academy is used to getting attention with its ranking as one of the top public high schools in...

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Too many snow days? Give schoo...

Feb 21, 2019 by

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer declared education in Michigan to be in a state of crisis at last week’s State of the State address. She’s...

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Why the freakout over charter ...

Feb 18, 2019 by

Shortly after Gov. Gretchen Whitmer last week announced her appointment of Doug Ross as her senior adviser for Michigan prosperity,...

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China opened up, Michigan bene...

Dec 26, 2018 by

Forty Years ago, China opened to the world. There is no question that the lives of average Chinese have improved remarkably...

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Marshall Plan on track to deve...

Dec 23, 2018 by

Michigan’s ability to put the spotlight on the exciting opportunities the Great Lakes State offers now and for the next generation of...

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Detroit teacher recognized for...

Dec 22, 2018 by

Detroit — Michael Craig’s vision of a horticulture program for special education students began four years ago with a few...

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Don’t crush school innov...

Dec 14, 2018 by

Ingrid Jacques – If you’ve ever wondered why Michigan can’t seem to improve its schools, just take a look at some of the...

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Detroit school board: Charter ...

Dec 12, 2018 by

The Detroit school board is asking state education officials to support letting only institutions with elected boards to authorize...

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Kids get grades; so should sch...

Nov 23, 2018 by

Michigan’s resistance to common-sense education reforms has continued to hold back progress in K-12 schools. Case in point: Lawmakers...

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Discrimination in K-12 schools...

Nov 21, 2018 by

Detroit — Kassie Ross left the Michigan School for the Deaf, seeking the educational experience other teens her age were getting...

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A back door to quash school ch...

Nov 15, 2018 by

Michigan’s new crop of elected leaders are preparing to take over state government in January, and several of them campaigned on...

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How to be an impactful governo...

Nov 11, 2018 by

Gov.-elect Gretchen Whitmer has an opportunity to impact Michigan’s place in 21st-century America and become one of our...

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Beaumont psychiatric facility ...

Nov 6, 2018 by

Mental health advocates lauded plans announced Monday for a new psychiatric hospital in Dearborn, saying it will bring needed relief...

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Switching tests could harm stu...

Oct 1, 2018 by

Eileen Weiser – Michigan is numbed by a decade of declining K-12 student achievement. Even though our spending is above the...

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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...

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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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