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Adjusting, Overcoming and Soaring. My Daughter’s Tale.

By Tori Love, High School Student and Super Young Lady I spend alot of time working to empower parents in Detroit. My wife and I are proud to share the benefit of being Tori Love’s parents. I’m proud to share her story about the challenges of being a high school student. The story is featured in this week’s Education Trust…

Buy In or Peace Out!

By Lindsay Huddleston, Sports Psychology Consultant This is the phrase I have coined for coaches, leaders, parents, and other youth stakeholders. “Buy In or Peace Out” refers to how we  need to approach this generation of student-athletes when trying to establish a positive culture for your team or program.   Over the past years, I have traveled the country with…

Encourage Me I’m Young!

We simply have lost our way with our children and through EMIY, which stands for “Encourage Me, I’m Young,” we have built our Future Leaders Mentoring Program to teach young men how to lead. In 2015 we had Respect Day in our mentoring program. The leaders took the information to their teachers and administrators to get them to allow our…

A Voice for Choice in Detroit

By Moneak Parker, Executive Director Detroit Voice for School Choice Over 250 families participated in Detroit Voice for School Choice National School Choice Celebration at Old Redford Academy. I discussed the mission of the organization and the importance of school choice. Then I briefed the parents on the history of school choice and National School Choice Week. Parents received information…

Edtrust Midwest Shares Thoughts on MLK Day and MI Revenue Estimates

  By Brian Gutman, Edtrust Midwest Revenue Estimates Show Need for Targeted Investments Officials from the State Treasurer’s office and the House and Senate fiscal agencies came together last week to update projections of state revenue. These numbers will be used to set spending levels for the state budget, which will be announced next month. The good news is that the…

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