Category: Press Release


GLEP: CDC Not Driven By Science Or Data By Asking for Masks On All School-aged Children

Posted by:cpickford Posted On:27 Jul 2021

GLEP: CDC Not Driven By Science Or Data By Asking for Masks On All School-aged Children  LANSING – Great Lakes Education Project Executive Director Beth DeShone provided the following statement today in response to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC)


House Democrats Slash $155 Million in Education Funding for Struggling Readers – That They Previously Enacted

Posted by:cpickford Posted On:21 Jul 2021

House Democrats Slash $155 Million in Education Funding for Struggling Readers – That They Previously Enacted  You Read That Right: House Democrats Flip Flop, Vote to Protect Veto of Bipartisan Reading Scholarships They Approved Themselves  LANSING – Great Lakes Education


Whitmer Slashes $155 Million in Education Funding for Struggling Readers

Posted by:cpickford Posted On:14 Jul 2021

Whitmer Slashes $155 Million in Education Funding for Struggling Readers  Governor Targets Elementary School Kids Who Need Help the Most by Cutting Bipartisan Reading Scholarship Program LANSING – Great Lakes Education Project (GLEP) Executive Director Beth DeShone provided the following


Groundbreaking: Senate Votes to Put Kids First, Increasing School Funding to Eliminate the Public School Per-Pupil Funding Gap

Posted by:cpickford Posted On:30 Jun 2021

Groundbreaking: Senate Votes to Put Kids First, Increasing School Funding to Eliminate the Public School Per-Pupil Funding Gap Senate Budget Treats Students Equitably in Foundation Allowance, No Matter Where They Go to School, Funds Reading Scholarships  LANSING –The Great Lakes


Whitmer Flat Wrong to Push Healthy Kids to Wear Masks in 2021-2022 School Year

Posted by:cpickford Posted On:25 Jun 2021

Whitmer Flat Wrong to Push Healthy Kids to Wear Masks in 2021-2022 School Year LANSING – Great Lakes Education Project (GLEP) Executive Director Beth DeShone offered the following response today to new recommendations from Governor Gretchen Whitmer that elementary school


Decades in the Making: House Puts Kids First, Increasing School Funding to Eliminate the Public School Per-Pupil Funding Gap

Posted by:cpickford Posted On:24 Jun 2021

Decades in the Making: House Puts Kids First, Increasing School Funding to Eliminate the Public School Per-Pupil Funding Gap House School Aid Budget Treats Students Fairly, Equitably in Foundation Allowance, No Matter Where They Go to School  LANSING –The Great


Great Lakes Education Project Proudly Endorses Pam Hornberger for State Senate in Special Election

Posted by:cpickford Posted On:2 Jun 2021

Great Lakes Education Project Proudly Endorses Pam Hornberger 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


GLEP: Whitmer Push to Close Safely Open Schools Wrong Move for Students

Posted by:cpickford Posted On:9 Apr 2021

GLEP: Whitmer Push to Close Safely Open Schools Wrong Move for Students  LANSING – Great Lakes Education Project Executive Director Beth DeShone provided the following statement today in response to Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s request that high schools close their doors


State House Delivers Message to Whitmer: Vetoing COVID Funding for Schools Hurts Michigan Kids

Posted by:cpickford Posted On:11 Mar 2021

State House Delivers Message to Whitmer: Vetoing COVID Funding for Schools Hurts Michigan Kids House Again Approves $87 Million in School Relief Funding, $10 Million for Summer School Programs LANSING – Great Lakes Education Project Executive Director Beth DeShone this


Lansing-Area Public School Educator Amy Dunlap Named Education Champion of the Month

Posted by:cpickford Posted On:1 Mar 2021

Lansing-Area Public School Educator Amy Dunlap Named Education Champion of the Month   Amy Dunlap Honored for Her Work with Students, Advocacy for Online Learners During Coronavirus Pandemic  LANSING –The Great Lakes Education Project (GLEP) today celebrated Amy Dunlap, an