Posts tagged with ‘Betsy DeVos’

  • Duggan’s schools commission has already brought charter and district leaders to the table. Here’s what else it can do (and what it can’t)

    “We all need to work together on how schools are evaluated,”

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  • Betsy DeVos’s first Detroit visit featured Girl Scouts, robots, and talk of beluga whales

    The event was her first visit to Detroit as education secretary.

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  • In Betsy DeVos’ home state, a program that steers public dollars to private school students is under fire from the governor

    “This program diverts resources from core instruction that improves student outcomes,” Snyder asserted

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  • A Betsy DeVos cheat sheet for next ‘60 Minutes’ interview on Michigan schools

    “I don’t know” if Michigan’s public schools are improving.

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  • Getting kids to class may be harder than some lawmakers think. A new study casts doubt on how big a role educators can play.

    ““We can’t keep sticking our heads in the sand and acting like it doesn’t matter.”

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  • Detroit city leaders to district and charter schools: Please work together to improve education for kids

    A powerful coalition of city leaders says the warring factions need to start working together to solve Detroit’s educational crisis.

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  • Week In Review: Count Day pizza, ‘Burger King’ money, and a teachers union spy

    Every kid who showed up in class on Wednesday was worth thousands of dollars to his or her school.

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