Month: May 2017

MAPSA Welcomes New Detroit Superintendent. Invites Him to Collaborate with Charter Community

By Dan Quisenberry As President of the Michigan Association of Public School Academies (MAPSA), and as a representative of Detroit’s charter public school community we want to welcome Nikolai Vitti, the new superintendent of the Detroit Public Schools Community District. We invite him to collaborate with the charter school community in the city. The leaders and supporters of charter schools…

Congrats to the Grads 2017!

True resilience and determination is what she knows. Her story is yet to be told and with every step she adds another sequel. Mesiah Garrison, I solute you today my dear as you get ready to take your dreams and make them this worlds reality. Great Job! They ain’t seen nothing yet! Beautiful and Brilliant! Congrats to You! Adorable blast…

The Other Detroit Comeback Story

A Cross-Section of Education Advocates Set Aside Their Differences to Create a Blueprint for Reshaping the City’s Education Landscape. It Almost Happened. The morning John Rakolta Jr. rode the bus to school with Mrs. Robinson and her two kids it was 7 degrees in Detroit. The four stepped outside the Robinsons’ apartment building exactly at 6:15 a.m. Rakolta’s bodyguard and driver…

Michigan’s Charter School Day at the State Capitol

By Buddy Moorehouse In case you missed it, more than 600 charter school supporters from all corners of Michigan came to Lansing on Wednesday, May 3, for Charter Day at the Capitol. The group included charter school parents, students, teachers, administrators and advocates. They came to the Capitol during National Charter Schools Week to send the message that Michigan’s charter…

Terriana Has Always Had Goals, She Has Reached A Major One: Congrats To The Grad

As a little girl she had big dreams or should I say big realities. Putting her mind to it and doing it while making it look easy; Terrianna rocks at every chance she gets. Hats off to you young lady! 2017 Engineer Grad! Girls in STEM Rock! Black Girls In STEM Rock! Stay tuned, more to come on this one.

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