Gun Education Helps Keep Kids Safe

Every year we hear stories of a child who found a gun while playing. The What does gun safety really mean? Michigan currently has a proposal in Lansing that would take the Concealed Pistol License legislation (CPL) off the law books. This law would eliminate the need to have a license to carry a concealed a weapon. More people will…

Detroit’s First State of the Schools Address. What Should You Look For? Sign Up!

On October 25th, 482 Forward will host Detroit’s first State of the Schools Address on Oct 25th at Gesu Catholic Church from 6PM to 8PM. This significant for two reasons: 1) Traditional public and charter schools don’t operate together. 2) They have been at war with each other and have been used in political fights for years. This is a…

Teach For America Has Some Great Alumni, Why Are You Mad?

Tsk, tsk, tsk. Gary Rubinstein, you sound like the pissed-off big brother who failed at academics and gets mad every time lil’ sis brings home all A’s What’s the shame in being proud that you were a TFA (Teach For America) and how it lead you to help students achieve successful outcomes? Why should we not tell stories of growth…

Local Teacher Receives Michigan Lottery’s Excellence in Education Award

There is so much negative energy in our world today. I decided to write about something positive this week. I refuse to believe there is not any good in the world. So today I’m celebrating Jessica Moore. She is a teacher with the Van Buren Public School District in Wayne County. The Michigan Lottery System contributes a major amount of…

A Year Later, I’m Still Writing About Race and Education

Last year, some of my first blogs on Detroit School Talk discussed race and education during the presidential election. Now that we are ten months into a new presidential term, things have not improved. It is getting worst. Racism and fear seems to run rampant. In this climate how can our children grow and learn. How do they receive a…

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