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


Video: Great Lakes Education Project Hand Delivers A-F Report to State Board of Education

Posted by:bdeshone Posted On:12 Nov 2019

Great Lakes Education Project Hand Delivers A-F Report to State Board of Education Great Lakes Education Project Executive Director Beth DeShone took questions from the media moments before presenting the Board of Education and every member of the state Legislature


As Michigan Department of Education Breaks School Performance Reporting Law, GLEP Calculates, Publishes School A-F Report Cards

Posted by:bdeshone Posted On:12 Nov 2019

As Michigan Department of Education Breaks School Performance Reporting Law, GLEP Calculates, Publishes School A-F Report Cards Department Illegally Hides School Performance Data for 72 Consecutive Days – and Counting LANSING— The Great Lakes Education Project today called on the