Category: Press Release


Whitmer Slashes Funding for Public School Teachers, Students Learning Online

Posted by:cpickford Posted On:11 Feb 2021

Whitmer Slashes Funding for Public School Teachers, Students Learning Online  Governor Eviscerates Funding for Online Public School Learners during Pandemic, after Locking School Buildings, Forcing Students Online  LANSING – Great Lakes Education Project Executive Director Beth DeShone provided the following


Filing: MDE “Waiver” Ask an Attempt to Hide Data from Parents, Teachers

Posted by:cpickford Posted On:10 Feb 2021

Filing: MDE “Waiver” Ask an Attempt to Hide Data from Parents, Teachers – Will Hurt Poor, Minority Students Most  Great Lakes Education Project Files Public Comment with Michigan Department of Education Asking It to Immediately Rescind Request   LANSING – The


GLEP: Michigan Education Crisis Requires Governor’s Full Attention – Not Attempt to Hide School Data

Posted by:cpickford Posted On:28 Jan 2021

GLEP: Michigan Education Crisis Requires Governor’s Full Attention – Not Attempt to Hide School Data Whitmer Must Forcefully Reject Department of Education “Waiver” Request to Hide Learning Loss, Massive Bureaucratic Failure LANSING – Great Lakes Education Project Executive Director Beth


Student Advocates Praise House Bills to Safely Open School for Students, Send $250 Rebates to Reimburse Parents for School Expenses

Posted by:cpickford Posted On:27 Jan 2021

Student Advocates Praise House Bills to Safely Open School for Students, Send $250 Rebates to Reimburse Parents for School Expenses  LANSING – Great Lakes Education Project Executive Director Beth DeShone today thanked members of the state House of Representatives for


GLEP: Don’t Wait Until March – Get Kids Back in the Classroom NOW

Posted by:cpickford Posted On:8 Jan 2021

GLEP: Don’t Wait Until March – Get Kids Back in the Classroom NOW LANSING – The Great Lakes Education Project Executive Director Beth DeShone provided the following comment today, after Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced her desire to reopen classrooms for


Detroit Mother, Student Advocate Named Great Lakes Education Project’s Inaugural Education Champion of the Month

Posted by:cpickford Posted On:30 Nov 2020

Detroit Mother, Student Advocate Named Great Lakes Education Project’s Inaugural Education Champion of the Month   Bernita Bradley Honored for Her Trailblazing Work Equipping Detroit Students, Parents with School Supplies, Resources During Pandemic LANSING – The Great Lakes Education Project


Pro-Student Leaders Backed by Great Lakes Education Project Win State House Races across Michigan

Posted by:cpickford Posted On:4 Nov 2020

Pro-Student Leaders Backed by Great Lakes Education Project Win State House Races across Michigan LANSING –The Great Lakes Education Project (GLEP) today congratulated the men and women elected to serve  the next term in the state House of Representatives, including 50


MRG POLL: Voters support empowering families with more choices in education

Posted by:cpickford Posted On:1 Oct 2020

MRG POLL: Voters support empowering families with more choices in education  LANSING – New poll results released today by the Great Lakes Education Project and Americans for Prosperity-Michigan show that voters support a range of education options for parents, including funding


GLEP: Whitmer Vetoes Health and Safety Funding for Some Michigan Kids

Posted by:cpickford Posted On:30 Sep 2020

GLEP: Whitmer Vetoes Health and Safety Funding for Some Michigan Kids   LANSING – The Great Lakes Education Project Executive Director Beth DeShone provided the following comment today, after Governor Gretchen Whitmer used a line-item veto in the budget to


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