This Week & Next (May 9, 2014)

Posted by:bdeshone Posted On:9 May 2014

FY ’15 School Aid Budgets Pass in Senate and House Yesterday, different versions of the FY ’15 School Aid Budget passed in the legislature, with HB 5314 passing in the House of Representatives on a 97-12 vote while SB 775


GLEP Endorses 24 More Legislative Candidates

Posted by:bdeshone Posted On:7 May 2014

Lansing, MI – The Great Lakes Education Project (GLEP) today announced 24 additional endorsements in a number of campaigns for the State Senate and State House of Representatives. Please click here to download the release in PDF format. “We’re very


This Week & Next (May 1, 2014)

Posted by:bdeshone Posted On:1 May 2014

GLEP Holds First Campaign Training Workshop On Saturday, April 26, GLEP hosted our first “Campaign Training Workshop” for Republican and Democratic candidates and campaign managers in targeted ultra-competitive primary races. The full-day event, taught by leading political, campaign, media and


This Week & Next (April 25, 2014)

Posted by:bdeshone Posted On:25 Apr 2014

GLEP Makes Early Endorsements in Nine Legislative Campaigns On Monday this week, prior to the candidate filing deadline, GLEP announced early endorsements in the following campaigns for the State Senate and State House of Representatives: Senate District #5:      former


GLEP Endorses 9 Candidates in Key Legislative Races

Posted by:bdeshone Posted On:21 Apr 2014

Bi-partisan education advocacy group makes early endorsements; others to follow Lansing, MI (April 21, 2014) – The Great Lakes Education Project (GLEP) today announced early endorsements in a number of key campaigns for the State Senate and State House of


This Week & Next (April 18, 2014)

Posted by:bdeshone Posted On:17 Apr 2014

As the Legislature finishes up their spring recess, there are still some key education reform issues here in Michigan and across the country to track. Highlights and a Side-By-Side Comparison of the FY ’15 School Aid Budget Proposals We know


This Week & Next (April 11, 2014)

Posted by:bdeshone Posted On:11 Apr 2014

As the Legislature is still on their spring recess, let’s catch up on some education reform issues here in Michigan and across the country. Teacher Evaluation Bills Make Progress GLEP participated in a legislative workgroup meeting held yesterday with Rep.


This Week & Next (April 4, 2014)

Posted by:bdeshone Posted On:4 Apr 2014

The Legislature is on a 3 week recess, so let’s catch up on some education reform issues here in Michigan and across the country. New Report Confirms Michigan is Going Backwards in Reading (Ouch!!) A report released yesterday by the


This Week & Next (Mar 28, 2014)

Posted by:bdeshone Posted On:28 Mar 2014

Michigan Voters Support 3rd Grade Reading We were pleased to release survey data this week which confirms that 80% of Michigan voters support the early literacy improvement plan contained in a bi-partisan bill package pending in the legislature. The bills


Early Literacy Bills Earn Strong State Support

Posted by:bdeshone Posted On:26 Mar 2014

4 out of 5 Michigan voters support bi-partisan bills to improve early literacy through early screening, interventions and retention Lansing, MI – According to survey data released today by the Great Lakes Education Project (GLEP), an overwhelming number of Michigan