Category: Press Release


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


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