Michigan education policy
Her influence is likely to be dimmed, but not doused by blue wave
Expect no flurry of education bills as the GOP majority’s time runs out
The sweep in Tuesday’s election means Democrats will maintain a strong majority on the board
Education was a key issue in Michigan governor’s election
Did Dixon say kids can’t get COVID? Are children failing reading under Whitmer’s watch? As Election Day approaches, Chalkbeat looks into the candidates’ claims about each other.
More than 75% of Michigan students headed to in-state colleges and universities will be eligible
Tudor Dixon and Gretchen Whitmer debated for the second time before the Nov. 8 election
Opponents say it’s an unnecessary distraction
Two Democrats, two Republicans, and four minor-party representatives vie for two seats on Michigan state school board
Candidates weigh in on school choice, book bans, performance of state superintendent, and more
Governor’s record defined by response to pandemic
Republican candidate wants more school choice, better prepared teachers, more civics lessons, and transparency in curriculum
Plaintiffs sought to use tax-protected MESP accounts to pay tuition at private, religious K-12 schools
The first Wednesday in October is a crucial day for school districts to maximize state funding, but this year it coincides with the holiest day of the Jewish year.
Video spotlights conflict between duty to inform parents and the responsibility to shield students
Armed with prayers and sexually explicit passages, activists bring book wars to Michigan school board
Other parents say they trust librarians and teachers to determine what is appropriate for students
Democrats want to strengthen transparency rules
Lawmaker wants to bar children from using their devices during the school day
Low-performing schools would have struggled more without added support, report says
Results provide some of the strongest evidence yet of the academic fallout from the pandemic
New funding helps with pay, but providers worry that it won’t last
Here are eight ideas parents, providers, and lawmakers have for improving Michigan’s child care system
MuckRock and a consortium of newsrooms collected years of investigative reports by Michigan’s child care licensing bureau to detail the crisis facing the system
Students will learn the history of federally run Indian boarding schools that once tried to erase Indigenous culture
Here’s what’s new in Michigan schools this year
Republicans view the plan as election-year pandering and are unlikely to pass it before kids go back to school.
Tips about planned school attacks rolled in after Oxford High School shooting.
Educators say TRAILS program will help students recover from pandemic-related disruptions.
Here’s where incumbent Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and Republican challenger Tudor Dixon stand on key education issues.
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- Rocky Mountain Prep: RMP Teaching Fellowship (2022-2023)
- Rocky Mountain Prep: Special Education Teaching Assistant – ($20/hour and 2k Signing Bonus)
- Poudre School District: Teacher, Early Childhood Integrated Services at Harris Bilingual Elementary