Standing up to Bureaucracy and Putting Our Kids First

Posted by:cpickford Posted On:21 Sep 2021

Kids falling desperately behind. Students locked out of their classrooms. Unelected and unaccountable health departments issuing unscientific orders to override the will of local parents and school boards. Districts fighting to keep parents in the dark about their kids’ curriculum


Great Lakes Education Project Proudly Endorses Mark Huizenga for State Senate in Special Election

Posted by:cpickford Posted On:20 Sep 2021

 Great Lakes Education Project Proudly Endorses Mark Huizenga for State Senate in Special Election  Champion for Kids Wins Backing of Bi-Partisan Group Fighting to Deliver Quality Choices in Public Education for All Michigan Students  LANSING –The Great Lakes Education Project


Great Lakes Education Project Proudly Endorses Doug Wozniak for State Senate in Special Election

Posted by:cpickford Posted On:20 Sep 2021

Great Lakes Education Project Proudly Endorses Doug Wozniak for State Senate in Special Election  Champion for Kids Wins Backing of Bi-Partisan Group Fighting to Deliver Quality Choices in Public Education for All Michigan Students  LANSING –The Great Lakes Education Project


Failed Bureaucracy: Disastrous M-Step Scores Show Kids Left in the Cold

Posted by:cpickford Posted On:9 Sep 2021

The Michigan Department of Education last week released the statewide results of last school year’s student assessments and they were disastrous. They identified disastrous lost learning and bureaucratic failures in schools across the state. The Department and public school bureaucracy


Failed Bureaucracy: Disastrous M-STEP Results Show Students Left in the Cold; Parents Left with Desperate Questions

Posted by:cpickford Posted On:31 Aug 2021

Failed Bureaucracy: Disastrous M-STEP Results Show Students Left in the Cold; Parents Left with Desperate Questions  Parents, Students Don’t See Results from Extra $6.1 Billion in School COVID Relief Spending  LANSING – Great Lakes Education Project (GLEP) Executive Director Beth


Is Governor Whitmer Preparing New Unscientific School Mandates?

Posted by:cpickford Posted On:24 Aug 2021

Are new statewide school mandates coming? Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s administration isn’t ruling them out, and in at least one high profile case, her top health officials are pressuring the Governor to arbitrarily tell every Michigan student how he or she


Whitmer Pushes Masking for Kindergarteners – Again

Posted by:cpickford Posted On:10 Aug 2021

The debate about masking school children, even kindergarteners, is heating up again. No, the science hasn’t changed. Young children remain the least susceptible to contracting COVID-19 and to spreading it, and the few who do get it tend to suffer


GLEP: CDC Not Driven By Science Or Data By Asking for Masks On All School-aged Children

Posted by:cpickford Posted On:27 Jul 2021

GLEP: CDC Not Driven By Science Or Data By Asking for Masks On All School-aged Children  LANSING – Great Lakes Education Project Executive Director Beth DeShone provided the following statement today in response to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC)


House Democrats Slash $155 Million from School Children

Posted by:cpickford Posted On:27 Jul 2021

Democrats in the Michigan House of Representatives this week sunk to a new and surprising low. They voted en masse to slash education funding from students in kindergarten and elementary school who are struggling to read after a year of


House Democrats Slash $155 Million in Education Funding for Struggling Readers – That They Previously Enacted

Posted by:cpickford Posted On:21 Jul 2021

House Democrats Slash $155 Million in Education Funding for Struggling Readers – That They Previously Enacted  You Read That Right: House Democrats Flip Flop, Vote to Protect Veto of Bipartisan Reading Scholarships They Approved Themselves  LANSING – Great Lakes Education