Author: Brian Love

University Jumps In To Support Marygrove College Students. Why Can’t We Do This For K12 Education in Detroit?

Marygrove College on Detroit’s Westside announced this summer that they are cancelling their undergraduate program in January 2018. I hope you all understand that this is major. Inner city and suburban folks from our community will no longer be able to get an undergraduate degree from an inner city university. Sounds familiar? As of today, Spring Arbor College is stepping…

“The Feds” Say Michigan’s ESSA Plan Does Not Cut It.

 Detroit School Talk has been following the process for the state of Michigan’s ESSA (Every Student Succeeds Act) plan to be approved by the US Dept. of Education. Today, we found out the feds rated the plan “insufficient.” That is interesting. We have been saying this all summer. I blogged earlier this year that Michigan’s State Superintendent was working with…

Detroit 1967, Motown Music and Public Education. Read This Connection.

Reading the title, you might wonder how these three topics connect. After all, the three are very important. Detroit 1967 is one of the hashtags for the new movie “Detroit,” which centers around the infamous events that happened at the Algiers Motel in Detroit in 1967. Which, in turn, set off the Detroit riots that the city is still recovering…