Whitmer Veto Takes Away Text Books, Classes, Mental Health Services from Michigan’s Kids

Posted by:cpickford Posted On:5 Nov 2021

Whitmer Veto Takes Away Text Books, Classes, Mental Health Services from Michigan’s Kids LANSING – Great Lakes Education Project Executive Director Beth DeShone provided the following statement today following Gretchen Whitmer’s veto of legislation to provide extra funding to Michigan


GLEP to Governor Whitmer: Put Partisan Politics Aside – Sign Bills to Let Kids Learn

Posted by:cpickford Posted On:27 Oct 2021

LANSING – Great Lakes Education Project Executive Director Beth DeShone today thanked lawmakers for passing and encouraged Governor Gretchen Whitmer to immediately sign new legislation to enhance learning opportunities for Michigan students: “Parents asked lawmakers to protect the rights of


Let Kids Learn Bills Moving in Lansing!

Posted by:cpickford Posted On:25 Oct 2021

All children deserve an exceptional education. We think it’s time for Lansing to trust parents, not bureaucrats, to make the best decisions for their kids. The pandemic took a heavy toll on Michigan students. Now’s the time to support our


GLEP: Expanded Opportunities for Michigan Students Will Let Kids Learn

Posted by:cpickford Posted On:19 Oct 2021

GLEP: Expanded Opportunities for Michigan Students Will Let Kids Learn  LANSING – Great Lakes Education Project Executive Director Beth DeShone provided the following statement today after the approval in House and Senate committees of legislation to enhance learning opportunities for


End Religious Bigotry in Michigan

Posted by:cpickford Posted On:4 Oct 2021

Just days ago, parents across the state of Michigan filed a lawsuit in federal court to overturn Michigan’s “Blaine Amendment” that discriminates against families based on their religious faith. The Michigan rule prevents parents from accessing Michigan 529 accounts to


GLEP Applauds Parents’ Fight to End Religious Bigotry in Education

Posted by:cpickford Posted On:24 Sep 2021

GLEP Applauds Parents’ Fight to End Religious Bigotry in Education   Parents Filed Lawsuit to End Discriminatory “Blaine Amendment” that Targets Families of Faith  LANSING – Parents across the state of Michigan yesterday filed a lawsuit in federal court to


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