Parents Pray SCOTUS Ends Religious Discrimination in Education

Posted by:bdeshone Posted On:20 Jan 2020

The Supreme Court of the United States this week will take up a case with the potential to rewrite the school choice landscape across the nation. The case, Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue, has parents taking aim at anti-Catholic


New Year, Same Critical Focus – Education is about the Kids

Posted by:bdeshone Posted On:8 Jan 2020

A new year is here, and with it a new set of challenges and opportunities to improve Michigan’s education policy and outcomes for our kids. While the legislature and policymakers make their way back to the state Capitol, GLEP is


GLEP to Launch Michigan: Tackling Literacy Crisis Means Focusing on Kids, Not Just Spending More on Adults

Posted by:bdeshone Posted On:19 Dec 2019

GLEP to Launch Michigan: Tackling Literacy Crisis Means Focusing on Kids, Not Just Spending More on Adults GLEP Invites Launch Michigan to Back Student-Focused Reforms, Read by Grade 3 Law, School Report Cards LANSING –  Launch Michigan yesterday became the


Union Exodus Signals a Sea Change as Teachers Take Control

Posted by:bdeshone Posted On:16 Dec 2019

When public schools empower great public school teachers to put their students first, not the education bureaucracy or the local political boss, amazing things happen. According to striking new data from the Michigan Department of Education and reports filed by


Michigan Department of Education Continues to Fail Metro Detroit Students, Parents

Posted by:bdeshone Posted On:16 Dec 2019

Michigan Department of Education Continues to Fail Metro Detroit Students, Parents GLEP report card, Reading and SAT scores show Macomb, Oakland, Wayne County schools too often fail to adequately teach, prepare students LANSING – The Michigan Department of Education has


Michigan Department of Education Continues to Fail Grand Traverse Area Students, Parents

Posted by:bdeshone Posted On:16 Dec 2019

Michigan Department of Education Continues to Fail Grand Traverse Area Students, Parents GLEP report card, Reading and SAT scores show Grand Traverse Area schools too often fail to adequately teach, prepare students LANSING— The Michigan Department of Education has for


Michigan Department of Education Continues to Fail Lansing Area Students, Parents

Posted by:bdeshone Posted On:16 Dec 2019

Michigan Department of Education Continues to Fail Lansing Area Students, Parents GLEP report card, Reading and SAT scores show Ingham, Eaton, Clinton County schools too often fail to adequately teach, prepare students LANSING— The Michigan Department of Education has for


Michigan Department of Education Continues to Fail West Michigan Students, Parents

Posted by:bdeshone Posted On:16 Dec 2019

Michigan Department of Education Continues to Fail West Michigan Students, Parents GLEP report card, Reading and SAT scores show Kent, Ottawa, Muskegon County schools too often fail to adequately teach, prepare students LANSING— The Michigan Department of Education has for


The Coming Battle for Our Kids’ Future: Mastery vs Seat Time

Posted by:bdeshone Posted On:3 Dec 2019

What’s more important for our kids – mastering skills and subject matter, or simply accumulating time spent sitting in a classroom?   The answer may be obvious, but the question is at the center of a long-raging debate among education


No More Excuses

Posted by:bdeshone Posted On:20 Nov 2019

State law required the Michigan Department of Education to publish A-F letter grades for each of the state’s public school buildings by September 1, 2019. They said it couldn’t be done. They said the earliest anyone could generate these report