Category: Press Release


GLEP asks Whitmer to Stand Up for Kids in Detroit, Publicly Reject Illegal Local Union-Authorized Strike 

Posted by:cpickford Posted On:25 Aug 2020

GLEP asks Whitmer to Stand Up for Kids in Detroit, Publicly Reject Illegal Local Union-Authorized Strike  Detroit Parents, Kids Deserve Governor’s Support, after Local Union Officials Voted to Authorize Breaking the Law  LANSING – Great Lakes Education Project Executive Director


Great Lakes Education Project Calls on Nessel, Rice, Vitti and Whitmer to Uphold Oath of Office

Posted by:cpickford Posted On:20 Aug 2020

Great Lakes Education Project Calls on Nessel, Rice, Vitti and Whitmer to Uphold Oath of Office Detroit Families Deserve a Quality Education with the Option of In-Person Learning LANSING –The Great Lakes Education Project (GLEP) today issued the following statement


Great Lakes Education Project Proudly Endorses 55 Candidates for State House of Representatives

Posted by:cpickford Posted On:20 Aug 2020

Great Lakes Education Project Proudly Endorses 55 Candidates for State House of Representatives LANSING –The Great Lakes Education Project (GLEP) today proudly endorsed 55 candidates in their general election contests for state House of Representatives.  Each of the candidates has


Centers for Disease Control: Get Kids Back in the Classroom

Posted by:cpickford Posted On:14 Aug 2020

Centers for Disease Control: Get Kids Back in the Classroom  GLEP Urges Districts to Follow the Science, Data-Backed Guidance from CDC, and to Listen to Physicians’ Concern for Social and Emotional Wellbeing of Students   LANSING – With students’ social, emotional,


Great Lakes Education Project-Endorsed Candidates Win Primary Elections

Posted by:cpickford Posted On:5 Aug 2020

Great Lakes Education Project-Endorsed Candidates Win Primary Elections When Education Champions Win, Students Win! Lansing, MI – A majority of candidates endorsed by the Great Lakes Education Project (GLEP) were successful in yesterday’s primary election for the State House. “Today is


GLEP: Parents and Teachers Deserve an Answer from Whitmer

Posted by:cpickford Posted On:28 Jul 2020

GLEP: Parents and Teachers Deserve an Answer from Whitmer Superintendent Michael Rice says that schools should freeze enrollment LANSING – Great Lakes Education Project Executive Director Beth DeShone today is asking on Governor Whitmer, and legislative Democrats, to answer for


GLEP Statement on Whitmer, Nessel, Rice Attempt to Withhold Emergency Federal Funding from Michigan Kids

Posted by:cpickford Posted On:7 Jul 2020

GLEP Statement on Whitmer, Nessel, Rice Attempt to Withhold Emergency Federal Funding from Michigan Kids GLEP Strongly Opposes Efforts to Withhold COVID-19 Emergency School Funding from Kids Based on Where They Attend Class LANSING – Great Lakes Education Project Executive


State Board of Education Wrong in Push to Skip Student Performance Measurement

Posted by:cpickford Posted On:1 Jul 2020

GLEP Statement: State Board of Education Wrong in Push to Skip Student Performance Measurement GLEP Urges Education Bureaucracy to Focus on Meeting Needs of Students, Not Ducking Accountability LANSING – The Great Lakes Education Project Executive Director Beth DeShone provided


Supreme Court Stands up for Students, School Access and Religious Diversity

Posted by:cpickford Posted On:30 Jun 2020

Supreme Court Stands up for Students, School Access and Religious Diversity Decision in Espinoza v Montana Strikes Down Bigoted, Discriminatory State Laws Targeting Religious Minorities   LANSING – The Great Lakes Education Project today hailed the decision by the United States


Michigan Pediatricians: Get Kids Back in the Classroom

Posted by:cpickford Posted On:29 Jun 2020

Michigan Pediatricians: Get Kids Back in the Classroom GLEP Praises Science, Data-Backed Guidance from Michigan Chapter of American Academy of Pediatrics, Push to Reject One-Size-Fits-All Distancing Requirements LANSING – The Great Lakes Education Project today thanked Michigan pediatricians and members