Month: August 2016

Michigan could close 100 schools….What is the plan?

Michigan’s State Reform Office is developing a plan to deal with schools who are rankded in the bottom 5% in our state by closing them and improving those ranked above them. The first of many trials is that there are 100 Michigan schools that fall in this category. That is a “big” problem! Using data from two different tests in…

Michigan could close 100 schools…What is the plan?

Michigan’s State Reform Office is developing a plan to deal with schools who are rankded in the bottom 5% in our state by closing them and improving those ranked above them. The first of many trials is that there are 100 Michigan schools that fall in this category. That is a “big” problem! Using data from two different tests in…

Is School Integration Necessary?

A recent article by Education Post Executive Director Peter Cunningham starts the conversation about integration and where do we go from here as a nation. Please read his thoughts: I recently moderated a panel during the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia sponsored by Democrats for Education Reform, featuring a civil rights attorney, an advocate for criminal justice reform, a Colorado state…

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