Whitmer Picks Campaign Donors over Parents, Kids (Again)

Posted by:cpickford Posted On:24 Jan 2022

The Michigan Democratic Party might not get it, but no one knows what a child needs most like his or her parents.  That’s why it was so astonishing just days ago when Democrats went online with a formal statement telling


GLEP: Gov. Whitmer Must Get Off the Sidelines, Defend Parents and Get Kids Back in School

Posted by:cpickford Posted On:21 Jan 2022

GLEP: Gov. Whitmer Must Get Off the Sidelines, Defend Parents and Get Kids Back in School  LANSING – Great Lakes Education Project Executive Director Beth DeShone today urged Governor Gretchen Whitmer to denounce the Michigan Democratic Party’s elitist attack on


GLEP Demands Governor Whitmer, Party Leaders Denounce Classist Democratic Party Attack on Parents

Posted by:cpickford Posted On:17 Jan 2022

GLEP Demands Governor Whitmer, Party Leaders Denounce Classist Democratic Party Attack on Parents LANSING – Great Lakes Education Project Executive Director Beth DeShone today asked Governor Gretchen Whitmer, Attorney General Dana Nessel, Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson and legislative Democrats


Dear School Bureaucrats: Please Re-Open Classrooms TOMORROW

Posted by:cpickford Posted On:12 Jan 2022

Dear School Bureaucrats: Please Re-Open Classrooms TOMORROW LANSING – Great Lakes Education Project Executive Director Beth DeShone today urged public school bureaucrats in Detroit, Pontiac, Battle Creek and other communities whose students are currently locked out of their classrooms to


Gretchen Whitmer’s War Against Kids

Posted by:cpickford Posted On:10 Jan 2022

Nearly 100,000 school kids across Michigan were met with locked classrooms and empty buildings this week while their peers headed back to school after the holiday break. In too many districts, local bureaucrats have simply thrown up their hands and


Happy Holidays from GLEP

Posted by:cpickford Posted On:20 Dec 2021

Talk about a lump of coal in parents’ stockings. Some of the state’s biggest public-school bureaucrats are starting a drumbeat about their frustration with student performance being used as a part of annual teacher evaluations. Michigan’s public schools exist to


You’re Invited – National School Choice Week is Coming

Posted by:cpickford Posted On:7 Dec 2021

National School Choice Week is right around the corner, and you’re invited. On Thursday, January 27, 2022, the Great Lakes Education Project and partner organizations from across the state will host Michigan’s annual celebration of parental control and student success.


My Take: Forget the partisan politics. Let kids learn.

Posted by:cpickford Posted On:29 Nov 2021

Every child deserves an exceptional education. Voters have a chance now to provide a unique and important opportunity — up to $500 million in additional funding for Michigan students. The state House and Senate in October approved important new bills


Parents are Leading the Charge

Posted by:cpickford Posted On:22 Nov 2021

Every student from every background, in every community deserves the tools and the resources they need for a successful education. Governor Gretchen Whitmer, though, disagrees. She’s vetoed a set of bills that would have empowered Michigan’s kids with up to


Standing Up for Our Kids

Posted by:cpickford Posted On:8 Nov 2021

Parents know best what their kids need. Parents know best how they learn. Parents don’t just deserve a say in their children’s education – they deserve the say. Unfortunately, Governor Whitmer once again failed Michigan students and families with her