GLEP To Governor Whitmer: Unmask Our Kids

Posted by:cpickford Posted On:9 Feb 2022

GLEP To Governor Whitmer: Unmask Our Kids LANSING – Great Lakes Education Project Executive Director Beth DeShone today urged Governor Gretchen Whitmer to denounce the anti-science demand from her campaign donors at the American Federation of Teachers that healthy children

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Parents Tell Lansing: Let MI Kids Learn

Posted by:cpickford Posted On:7 Feb 2022

What a week. Over just the last few days, parents, teachers and students have come together in huge numbers to celebrate National School Choice Week, to demand open classrooms and learning opportunities, and to kick-off a petition campaign that will


Sarah Anderson Joins Great Lakes Education Project as Executive Vice President

Posted by:cpickford Posted On:4 Feb 2022

Sarah Anderson Joins Great Lakes Education Project as Executive Vice President LANSING – The Great Lakes Education Project today proudly announced the hiring of Sarah Anderson as the organization’s new Executive Vice President. As a mom of 3, Anderson is


My Take: ‘Social, emotional, and academic suffering.’ ‘No learning happening.’ ‘Despair.’

Posted by:cpickford Posted On:28 Jan 2022

This column originally appeared in The Holland Sentinel. Most of us think of the new year as a time for fresh starts and new opportunities. Too many Michigan parents woke up Jan. 1 trapped in a recurring nightmare for their


Whitmer Owes Parents Answers on School Closures

Posted by:cpickford Posted On:27 Jan 2022

Whitmer Owes Parents Answers on School Closures  LANSING – Great Lakes Education Project Executive Director Beth DeShone provided the following statement today following Gretchen Whitmer’s State of the State Address: “While Gretchen Whitmer pays lip service to opening classrooms, she


STATE OF THE STATE: Parents Deserve Answers from Governor Whitmer

Posted by:cpickford Posted On:26 Jan 2022

STATE OF THE STATE: Parents Deserve Answers from Governor Whitmer   LANSING – Great Lakes Education Project Executive Director Beth DeShone today urged Governor Gretchen Whitmer to use her State of the State address Wednesday evening to provide answers to


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