Month: August 2016

An Alley…..Literally Separates a Good School District from a Struggling District

A couple of press stories have come out within the last week that discuss the racial divide between Detroit and the five Grosse Pointe communities that make up the Grosse Pointe Public School District.  It is not a new story to me! I’m a former State Senate district director who has represented this border area between Detroit and “The Pointes”…

An Alley…Literally Separates a Good School District from a Struggling District

A couple of press stories have come out within the last week that discuss the racial divide between Detroit and the five Grosse Pointe communities that make up the Grosse Pointe Public School District.  It is not a new story to me! I’m a former State Senate district director who has represented this border area between Detroit and “The Pointes”…

M-STEP Assessment Shows Education in Michigan Needs Improvement

New results from the Michigan Student Test for Educational Progress (M-STEP) emphasize how critical it is for Michigan to continue providing honest and transparent data on student learning and school performance, according to Amber Arellano, executive director of The Education Trust-Midwest. Continuing to use a high-quality end-of-year assessment is essential to providing reliable information that can help improve classroom instruction,…

Millennials……….They are not going anywhere!

Please read Bernita Bradley’s newest blog that deals with the question: What is going on with our newest generation of adults? Millennials My son is a millennial, he always keeps me wondering. Why does he like the new music versus my “old school” music? Why does he post the things he puts on Facebook, or wear the clothing he wears? If…

Millennials…They are not going anywhere!

Please read Bernita Bradley’s newest blog that deals with the question: What is going on with our newest generation of adults? Millennials My son is a millennial, he always keeps me wondering. Why does he like the new music versus my “old school” music? Why does he post the things he puts on Facebook, or wear the clothing he wears? If…