Celebrating the spirit and resilience of Detroit’s students, parents and educators.

Better Choices…….For K12 Education

By Peter Cunningham, Executive Director Education Post From all corners, comes the push for educational justice: “One Voice warrior” Ashe Jones, parent ShaRhonda Knott-Dawson, personalized learning pioneer Phyllis Lockett, Seattle parent Matt Halvorson, businessman Jeff Bezos, Memphis education advocate Mendell Grinter, and a gathering of Delaware parents. The fight continues in the courts of Michigan and Minnesota. Latino parents are pressuring the new governor of New Jersey. The New York Times is…

His Words…….As We Honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

By Peter Cunningham, Executive Director Education Post In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., we celebrate Black voices for better education like these parents, teachers and students in Chicago, and hundreds more we’ve published over the years. We salute our friends at Education Leaders of Color who continue to challenge profound inequities in education. And we give you Dr. King’s own words about education’s purpose, written when he was a…

The Grace Behind The King!

  Martin Luther King Jr. was brilliant. His actions allowed him to capture audiences and move even the hardest of hearts. He sat in rooms with his enemies and shared his passion in a way that caused his hearers to never doubt that he was still for his people. His words, prolific yet prophetic, told of days that would follow…

Michigan’s New School Data Display Goes Live

By Amber Arellano, Executive Director – Education Trust Midwest Michigan parents will get their first glimpse of a new way to view school data, as the state launches data dashboards for each public school. The move follows a recent reorganization of the state’s public education data portal, www.mischooldata.org, and was part of the state’s planning efforts under the Every Student Succeeds Act.…

Making the move to homeschooling was not a choice that we took lightly

By Kija Gray Making the move to homeschooling was not a choice that we took lightly. Truth be told, neither my husband or I graduated from high school. We had the knowledge and skill to do it, but we got bored with school, fell behind, and could not get back on track. The system failed us. It wasn’t a fit…

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