Parents Respond to Whitmer Survey: Stop Lying. Our Kids Deserved to be in School.

Posted by:Nick DeLeeuw Posted On:26 Oct 2022

Parents Respond to Whitmer Survey: Stop Lying. Our Kids Deserved to be in School.  Parents Will Never Forget the Damage Whitmer Did to Their Kids  LANSING – Great Lakes Education Project Executive Director Beth DeShone today defended parents across the


Nation’s Report Card: After Whitmer Locked Kids Out of School, Reading Scores Fall to Lowest in 30 Years

Posted by:Nick DeLeeuw Posted On:24 Oct 2022

Nation’s Report Card: After Whitmer Locked Kids Out of School, Reading Scores Fall to Lowest in 30 Years NAEP Scores Rank Michigan 4th Graders 40th in the Nation in Reading, 35th in Math LANSING – Great Lakes Education Project Executive


Great Lakes Education Project Proudly Endorses General Election Candidates for House, Senate

Posted by:Nick DeLeeuw Posted On:20 Sep 2022

Great Lakes Education Project Proudly Endorses General Election Candidates for House, Senate Second Round of Endorsements Awarded to General Election Candidates for Their Commitment to Put Students First, Defend Parents LANSING – The Great Lakes Education Project (GLEP) today proudly


GLEP: Parents Aren’t Props – They’re the Boss

Posted by:Nick DeLeeuw Posted On:19 Sep 2022

GLEP: Parents Aren’t Props – They’re the Boss Education Advocacy Group Demands Gretchen Whitmer Listen to Parents, Not Use Them as a Gimmick to Boost Poll Numbers LANSING – Great Lakes Education Project Executive Director Beth DeShone today asked Governor


New Report: Our Kids Reading, Math Scores Plummet to Historic Lows after Gretchen Whitmer Locked Students Out of Classrooms

Posted by:Nick DeLeeuw Posted On:1 Sep 2022

New Report: Our Kids Reading, Math Scores Plummet to Historic Lows after Gretchen Whitmer Locked Students Out of Classrooms Latest Evidence Proves Michigan Kids Need Help and Options, Not More Whitmer Vetoes LANSING – Great Lakes Education Project Executive Director


Great Lakes Education Project Congratulates GLEP-Backed Candidates for Big Wins on Election Day

Posted by:Nick DeLeeuw Posted On:4 Aug 2022

Great Lakes Education Project Congratulates GLEP-Backed Candidates for Big Wins on Election Day  90 Percent of Districts with GLEP Backing Choose GLEP-Supported Candidate for Commitment to Put Students First, Defend Parents from Failed School Bureaucrats LANSING – The Great Lakes


March is Reading Month. Does Gretchen Whitmer Even Care?

Posted by:cpickford Posted On:8 Mar 2022

March is Reading Month, but does the governor even care? More importantly – is she ever going to do anything about it? Michigan’s young readers are in crisis, and too many politicians – particularly those with the veto pens –


My Take: March is reading month, and Michigan kids are in crisis

Posted by:cpickford Posted On:8 Mar 2022

This column originally appeared in The Holland Sentinel. March is reading month. Expect to see pictures in your local paper of smiling legislators reading Dr. Seuss to local kindergarten classes. Expect proclamations from Gov. Gretchen Whitmer with fancy language about


Whitmer’s Cut to Reading Scholarships Comes Back to Hurt Kids

Posted by:cpickford Posted On:22 Feb 2022

A devastating new study underscores the importance of reading support for Michigan students – and the damage that’s been done over the last 2 years by a governor and a bureaucracy more interested in COVID theater than helping Michigan’s kids.


Whitmer Budget Withholds Bonus Checks from 10,000 Michigan Public School Teachers

Posted by:cpickford Posted On:10 Feb 2022

Whitmer Budget Withholds Bonus Checks from 10,000 Michigan Public School Teachers  Governor Excludes Hundreds of Public Schools from Infrastructure Infusion, Slashes Funding for Online Learners During Pandemic  LANSING – Great Lakes Education Project Executive Director Beth DeShone on behalf of