Posts tagged with ‘Education’

  • Gretchen Whitmer wants free college in Michigan. Can that cut skills gap?

    Both plans recently won key support from business groups including the Michigan Chamber of Commerce and Business Leaders of Michigan.

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  • As governor, Bill Schuette would consider ‘all options’ for struggling schools, including closings

    Attorney General Bill Schuette is putting struggling Michigan schools on notice: Shape up or face the consequences if he becomes…

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  • Detroit Schools drinking water shutoff “a positive ripple effect of the Flint crisis”

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  • Should We Segregate Students Based on Academic Ability?

    “You don’t learn to talk across difference if you are with people who are all just like you.”

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  • Michigan’s governor’s race will be Whitmer vs. Schuette. Here’s where they stand on education

    The winner of the general election on November 6 will likely have an enormous impact on education across the state…

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  • Strapped for teachers, Detroit district looks to controversial teacher training programs

    It’s still early in the summer hiring season, and the district hasn’t begun to announce new hires.

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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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  • To win back families, Detroit district plans a sweeping search for gifted students

    “…a proposed policy to “develop the special abilities of each student,”

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  • Detroiters react with praise — and fury — as district changes how it will decide who gets into Cass Tech and Renaissance

    Detroit’s main school district is changing the way students are admitted to Cass Technical High School, Renaissance High School and…

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  • Five minutes in the hot seat: For Detroit school principals, there’s ‘nowhere to hide’ in new district data chats

    The students erupted in cheers, waving their arms and jumping up and down as she presented their trophy.

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