Category: Parents

Detroit, 1967, My Mom and How Saying No Saved Her Life

Singing was one of my mother Veunita’s greatest talents. She sang with such articulation and a Motown sound that proved she could stand up to some of the greatest. I loved hearing her sing as a child, it was powerful yet soothing. For the life of me, I never understood why she, a young woman with nothing to lose, would…

School Choice: What Do You Think About It?

Take this brief survey for a chance to Win A $20 Gift card for back to school supplies. Choice: what is most important in schools and does it really matter to parents if a school is Charter or Public? You must leave your name and contact info for the gift card. Survey closes Friday, August 11th. Click here Or copy…

When WIll Parents Have A Clear Understanding Of The Michigan ESSA Plans

Where are the good schools? How do we know it’s a good school? What defines a good school? These seem like basic questions, but you’d be surprised how hard it is for Michigan education officials to answer. For parents, it’s even harder. Hadasha and Patrick Green began looking for their child’s school before he began walking. I can recall Hadasha…