Great Lakes Education Project Proudly Endorses 54 Candidates for State House

Posted by:Nick DeLeeuw Posted On:20 May 2024

LANSING –The Great Lakes Education Project (GLEP) today proudly endorsed 54 candidates for the state House of Representatives who have demonstrated a real and lasting commitment to put Michigan kids first, to defend teachers from attacks in Lansing, and to


House Education Committee Moves Bills to Punish Teachers, Parents Who Use School Choice

Posted by:Nick DeLeeuw Posted On:23 Apr 2024

LANSING – Great Lakes Education Project Executive Director Beth DeShone today asked the House and Senate to reject bills moved by the House Education Committee that punish teachers who educate children in public charter schools and attempt to make it


Senate Democrats Slash Public School Funding

Posted by:Nick DeLeeuw Posted On:16 Apr 2024

LANSING – The Great Lakes Education Project today opposed a move by the Senate K-12 Appropriations Subcommittee that raided $631 million from teacher pension benefits and slashed funding for some public schools by 20%. The education cuts were requested by


Polehanki Launches Another Attack on Parents’ Rights in Senate Education Committee

Posted by:Nick DeLeeuw Posted On:20 Mar 2024

LANSING – The Great Lakes Education Project today asked Democratic state Senator Dayna Polehanki to take a desperately-needed break from her ongoing campaign against the rights and liberties of Michigan parents. Polehanki in the Senate Education Committee today is asking


Senate Republicans Offer Students, Parent a Desperately Needed Lifeline

Posted by:Nick DeLeeuw Posted On:1 Feb 2024

New Education Proposal Unveiled Just Hours after Damning Report Shows Extent of Crisis Swallowing Michigan Kids’ Futures LANSING – The Great Lakes Education Project today thanked Senate Republicans for taking steps to help Michigan students, just hours after a devastating


GLEP: Population Workgroup K-12 Proposal Won’t Attract – or Appease – Desperate Parents

Posted by:Nick DeLeeuw Posted On:11 Jan 2024

Population Council Leader Admits Plan Won’t Boost Population LANSING – Great Lakes Education Project Executive Director Beth DeShone provided the. following response today after a presentation in Detroit by John Rakolta highlighting spending requests from Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s partisan population


GLEP: Matt Koleszar Doesn’t Care About Your Kids

Posted by:Nick DeLeeuw Posted On:6 Dec 2023

Democratic Lawmaker Proposes Bizarre Crackdown on Homeschool Parents after Former Health and Human Services Children’s Advocate Charged with Child Abuse  LANSING – Great Lakes Education Project Executive Director Beth DeShone today backed parents across the state after they came under


House Education Committee Hears Halloween Testimony on Bills Designed to Slash Educational Freedom in Michigan

Posted by:Nick DeLeeuw Posted On:31 Oct 2023

House “Charter School Package” a Horror Show for Parents – Exempts Traditional Public Schools from Transparency Requirements LANSING – Great Lakes Education Project Executive Director Beth DeShone today asked the House Education Committee to reject bills slated to receive a


Polehanki Bill Still Eliminates Student Performance from Educator Evaluations

Posted by:Nick DeLeeuw Posted On:24 Oct 2023

Whitmer Staff Tells Committee Governor Won’t Support Bill – Now Amendments Make It Even Worse Great Lakes Education Project Executive Director Beth DeShone today asked lawmakers to slam the breaks on a disastrous bill advanced by the state Senate that


GLEP: With Kids Falling Behind, Now’s the Worst Time to Eliminate Student Performance from Educator Evaluations

Posted by:Nick DeLeeuw Posted On:18 Oct 2023

Bills Moving through Senate Education Committee Ignore Student Performance in Education Decision Making Great Lakes Education Project Executive Director Beth DeShone today asked lawmakers to slam the breaks on disastrous bills advanced by the Senate Education Committee that would remove