Category: Press Release


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


GLEP: Legislature Leads on Safely Getting Kids Back to School

Posted by:cpickford Posted On:23 Jun 2020

GLEP: Legislature Leads on Safely Getting Kids Back to School New School Year Rapidly Approaching, with No Direction Yet from Governor, Advisory Committee, COVID-19 School Task Force  LANSING – The Great Lakes Education Project today thanked members of the state


GLEP Highlights Back-to-School Reforms Students, Teachers Deserve this Fall

Posted by:cpickford Posted On:19 Jun 2020

GLEP Highlights Back-to-School Reforms Students, Teachers Deserve this Fall New School Year Rapidly Approaching, with No Direction Yet from Governor, Advisory Committee, COVID-19 School Task Force LANSING – As students, parents and teachers continue waiting for direction from Governor Gretchen


GLEP Statement on Whitmer School Announcement

Posted by:cpickford Posted On:17 Jun 2020

GLEP Statement on Whitmer School Announcement Reformers Concerned Lack of Leadership Jeopardizes Kids’ Education LANSING – As Governor Gretchen Whitmer demanded parents wait weeks more before she releases her school re-start plans for the fall, Great Lakes Education Project Executive


Great Lakes Education Project Proudly Endorses 3 Candidates for State House of Representatives

Posted by:cpickford Posted On:16 Jun 2020

Great Lakes Education Project Proudly Endorses 3 Candidates for State House of Representatives Third Wave of Candidates Earn GLEP’s Backing LANSING –The Great Lakes Education Project (GLEP) today proudly endorsed Evan Agnello in the 41st District, David Martin in the


Great Lakes Education Project Proudly Endorses 30 Candidates for State House of Representatives

Posted by:cpickford Posted On:2 Jun 2020

Great Lakes Education Project Proudly Endorses 30 Candidates for State House of Representatives Second Wave of Candidates Earn GLEP’s Backing LANSING –The Great Lakes Education Project (GLEP) today proudly endorsed 30 lawmakers for re-election  to the state House of Representatives. 


GLEP Statement on Detroit Literacy Lawsuit Settlement: Read by Grade 3 Law Ensures Solutions Focus on Students, Not Bureaucracy

Posted by:cpickford Posted On:14 May 2020

GLEP Statement on Detroit Literacy Lawsuit Settlement: Read by Grade 3 Law Ensures Solutions Focus on Students, Not Bureaucracy LANSING – Great Lakes Education Project Executive Director Beth DeShone provided the following statement today responding to Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s settlement


Great Lakes Education Project Proudly Endorses 18 Candidates for State House of Representatives

Posted by:cpickford Posted On:12 May 2020

Great Lakes Education Project Proudly Endorses 18 Candidates for State House of Representatives 9 Incumbents, 9 New Candidates Earn GLEP’s Backing LANSING –The Great Lakes Education Project (GLEP) today proudly endorsed 18 candidates for the state House of Representatives who