Category: Press Release


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


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


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


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


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


Whitmer Veto Takes Away Text Books, Classes, Mental Health Services from Michigan’s Kids

Posted by:cpickford Posted On:5 Nov 2021

Whitmer Veto Takes Away Text Books, Classes, Mental Health Services from Michigan’s Kids LANSING – Great Lakes Education Project Executive Director Beth DeShone provided the following statement today following Gretchen Whitmer’s veto of legislation to provide extra funding to Michigan


GLEP to Governor Whitmer: Put Partisan Politics Aside – Sign Bills to Let Kids Learn

Posted by:cpickford Posted On:27 Oct 2021

LANSING – Great Lakes Education Project Executive Director Beth DeShone today thanked lawmakers for passing and encouraged Governor Gretchen Whitmer to immediately sign new legislation to enhance learning opportunities for Michigan students: “Parents asked lawmakers to protect the rights of