Category: School Closures

Mark Binelli, Your Picture Of Michigan Schools Lacks Color

The New York Times Magazine will focus on education this Sunday. While this edition is sure to offer an opportunity for families to know what is going on in education across the country, it will paint a picture of Michigan as the poster child for failing for-profit charter schools. In some cases this is accurate. But the article does not use…

BEST FIT SCHOOLS: DETROIT’S MURKY WATERS

So, this year my youngest daughter, Imani, turned sixteen and will be a Junior in High School. She is a gifted young lady and an eager student. At just four years old, Imani had already made her mind up to be a paleontologist, a scientist who studies fossil animals and plants.. Do I believe she will become a paleontologist? Of…

2017 Detroit State Of The Schools Address

Notices have been sent to families, community organizations and school leaders. 482Forward , an education organizing network in Detroit, will host a citywide State of Schools forum. Leaders of Detroit traditional and charter schools have been invited. The community organizers who’s moto is “Nothing About Us Without Us” are hosting the meeting with the expectations of hearing how our schools will…

Does MSU Really Want This On Their Campus?

Haven’t we seen enough violence? Does anyone get that this is not just freedom of speech? This fuels the hatred in the hearts of those who desire to kill anyone not lilly white. This is sad, sad that Michigan State University  would even think about allowing such hatred on their campus, after all that has happened in Virginia Their right…

New Charter Opens Where Old Charter Closed 33 Days Ago

June 16th was the last day of school for families at STARR Academy in this very same building. Now Distinctive Schools hopes to fill the building with kindergarten to 3rd grade students before the 2017-18 classes begin.   In Chicago EINPresswires latest updates said “Distinctive Schools has a track record in providing high-quality education that accelerates achievement, performance, and college-preparedness of…

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