Category: Press Release


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


Whitmer Slashes Funding for Public School Teachers, Students Learning Online

Posted by:cpickford Posted On:11 Feb 2021

Whitmer Slashes Funding for Public School Teachers, Students Learning Online  Governor Eviscerates Funding for Online Public School Learners during Pandemic, after Locking School Buildings, Forcing Students Online  LANSING – Great Lakes Education Project Executive Director Beth DeShone provided the following


Filing: MDE “Waiver” Ask an Attempt to Hide Data from Parents, Teachers

Posted by:cpickford Posted On:10 Feb 2021

Filing: MDE “Waiver” Ask an Attempt to Hide Data from Parents, Teachers – Will Hurt Poor, Minority Students Most  Great Lakes Education Project Files Public Comment with Michigan Department of Education Asking It to Immediately Rescind Request   LANSING – The


GLEP: Michigan Education Crisis Requires Governor’s Full Attention – Not Attempt to Hide School Data

Posted by:cpickford Posted On:28 Jan 2021

GLEP: Michigan Education Crisis Requires Governor’s Full Attention – Not Attempt to Hide School Data Whitmer Must Forcefully Reject Department of Education “Waiver” Request to Hide Learning Loss, Massive Bureaucratic Failure LANSING – Great Lakes Education Project Executive Director Beth


Student Advocates Praise House Bills to Safely Open School for Students, Send $250 Rebates to Reimburse Parents for School Expenses

Posted by:cpickford Posted On:27 Jan 2021

Student Advocates Praise House Bills to Safely Open School for Students, Send $250 Rebates to Reimburse Parents for School Expenses  LANSING – Great Lakes Education Project Executive Director Beth DeShone today thanked members of the state House of Representatives for


GLEP: Don’t Wait Until March – Get Kids Back in the Classroom NOW

Posted by:cpickford Posted On:8 Jan 2021

GLEP: Don’t Wait Until March – Get Kids Back in the Classroom NOW LANSING – The Great Lakes Education Project Executive Director Beth DeShone provided the following comment today, after Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced her desire to reopen classrooms for


Detroit Mother, Student Advocate Named Great Lakes Education Project’s Inaugural Education Champion of the Month

Posted by:cpickford Posted On:30 Nov 2020

Detroit Mother, Student Advocate Named Great Lakes Education Project’s Inaugural Education Champion of the Month   Bernita Bradley Honored for Her Trailblazing Work Equipping Detroit Students, Parents with School Supplies, Resources During Pandemic LANSING – The Great Lakes Education Project