If it’s safe, get studen...

Jul 26, 2020 by

Each district must decide what’s safest for its community, but where possible, some inclusion of in-person learning is the best...

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COVID-19 leaving most private ...

Jul 24, 2020 by

Across the country, private schools are in existential trouble thanks to COVID-19. Long financially struggling as they have had to...

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Michigan leaders block federal...

Jul 16, 2020 by

To penalize a group of students because of perceived privilege does a tremendous disservice to families, Broderick writes. The State...

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Gov. Whitmer listened to educa...

Jul 7, 2020 by

Greg Talberg – I have the privilege of serving on the Return to Learn Advisory Council that Gov. Gretchen Whitmer created to...

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True school choice still elude...

Jul 5, 2020 by

This decision should spur a renewed debate among Michiganians over changing the state’s constitution and finally giving families true...

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I refused to let COVID-19 halt...

Jun 29, 2020 by

Education cannot stop, not when you’re dealing with the most vulnerable population of students in our community, Okamoto writes woke...

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Michigan schools need $1 billi...

Jun 19, 2020 by

Reopening Michigan’s K-12 schools safely this fall will cost districts more than $1 billion in unplanned expenses at a time...

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K-12 budget cuts should not hu...

May 26, 2020 by

Disadvantaged students shouldn’t also have to shoulder the most severe losses. Prolonged shutdowns of large parts of Michigan’s...

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Here’s how Michigan scho...

May 21, 2020 by

“Michigan’s students, families, and communities need their schools.” This spring has been a stark reminder of just how...

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Charter schools lead way durin...

May 18, 2020 by

Charter public schools are showing us what they have to offer: innovation in teaching and learning, Kimball writes Why, how and what....

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Michigan school leaders seek h...

May 16, 2020 by

Faced with a $2 billion hit to the current School Aid Fund budget and next year’s budget, Michigan educators said they need...

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Opinion: Current crisis an opp...

May 2, 2020 by

The coronavirus has given Michigan the opportunity to fix flaws in our education system, Watkins and Arellano write. Though...

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Whitmer proposes free college ...

Apr 30, 2020 by

The program is aimed at adults over 25 without college degrees and working on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic Workers on the...

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Literacy rights ruling highlig...

Apr 23, 2020 by

A historic Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals decision ruling that Detroit students have a fundamental right to education threw into...

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Educators meet students’...

Apr 22, 2020 by

“Nothing we can do right now will fully replace the face-to-face connections and relationships between students and...

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Teachers should focus on carin...

Apr 16, 2020 by

Jamie DeWitt – As we all grapple with the impacts of COVID-19, educators are retooling our entire curriculum and how it’s...

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How to make school closures wo...

Apr 3, 2020 by

Here are some important insights that can help parents keep their heads above water in the months to come. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on...

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Invest in teacher leadership t...

Mar 4, 2020 by

Randy Speck – Recently, I had the opportunity to hear the Detroit Youth Choir and was reminded how it captivated the nation and...

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Schools in Michigan take hard ...

Feb 24, 2020 by

Social emotional learning expands typical curriculum to include emotional and relationship management, decision-making Ferndale — At...

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Whitmer not above MichiganR...

Feb 16, 2020 by

For a governor to downplay a law she simply doesn’t like in such a public way is no way to govern In her response to the State of the...

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