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Report: Michigan schools shoul...

Oct 17, 2017 by

  The Michigan Future, Inc. report talks about the six Cs, a definition for the complex set of skills needed to be flexible in a...

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Michigan K-12 enrollment to de...

Oct 2, 2017 by

By Tracy Samilton – Enrollment in Michigan K -12 schools will likely fall more than 9 percent by the year 2025, compared to the...

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Sue Snyder hosts summit to end...

Sep 25, 2017 by

By Paulette Parker – A day-long summit taking place today at Eastern Michigan University will focus on ending campus sexual...

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Michigan has to solve its educ...

Aug 27, 2017 by

By Jack Lessenberry – There’s remarkably broad agreement across the political spectrum about something: There is a deep crisis...

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Detroit schools “right-t...

Aug 13, 2017 by

By Sarah Cwiek – Does the state have to ensure that all Michigan students get at least a “basic education?” That’s the question...

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Detroit’s youth summer j...

Jul 2, 2017 by

By Bryce Huffman – For the second straight year, more than 8,000 Detroit youth will be working for a city program this summer....

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What teachers’ viral res...

May 1, 2017 by

More and more teachers are posting their resignation letters online and on social media. A Google search for “teacher...

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ACLU criticizes Jenison school...

Apr 13, 2017 by

The American Civil Liberties Union is objecting to a Michigan school district’s restroom policy for transgender students. The...

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After six months in a retireme...

Apr 5, 2017 by

In a unique effort to bridge the generation gap, three Western Michigan University occupational therapy students are more than six...

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State board, Dept. of Ed look ...

Mar 16, 2017 by

The Michigan State Board of Education is trying to pressure schools to drop team mascots and nicknames that are offensive to Native...

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Michigan’s school closin...

Mar 11, 2017 by

By Jack Lessenberry – Well, it’s Friday, and I thought I’d mark the end of the week with a particularly absurd joke. Did you...

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Detroit parents and students a...

Feb 21, 2017 by

By Bryce Huffman – Detroit parents and students want the state to hear from them before closing their schools. Twenty-five...

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A new House bill looks to make...

Feb 10, 2017 by

By Bryce Huffman Michigan would dump the controversial “common core” education standards under a bill in the state House....

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“We Live Here,” a ...

Jan 29, 2017 by

By Emma Winowiecki – A neighborhood school used to be the center of a everything. You sent your kids there, you had community...

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For the first time since 2009,...

Jan 12, 2017 by

By Sarah Cwiek – New Detroit school board members officially took office Wednesday night. It’s the first time the district has...

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Michigan kids deserve better s...

Dec 6, 2016 by

By Jack Lessenberry – One of the most frightening, haunting and horrible stories I heard this year had nothing to do with...

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Program breaks down gender nor...

Nov 10, 2016 by

It’s clear that Michigan’s economic future depends on turning out graduates who are strong in STEM skills – science,...

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Five years after anti-bullying...

Oct 13, 2016 by

His name was Matt Epling. His eighth-grade classmates voted him as having the best smile, the best personality and the most likely to...

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Education suffers in Michigan ...

Oct 4, 2016 by

By Jack Lessenberry – There’s general agreement that education in Michigan is an unholy mess that is getting worse. Test scores...

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3rd grade reading bill makes i...

Sep 22, 2016 by

By Cheyna Roth – Third graders who fail the state’s reading test might not be able to graduate to 4th grade. That’s if Governor...

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