Category: Press Release


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


GLEP: Expanded Opportunities for Michigan Students Will Let Kids Learn

Posted by:cpickford Posted On:19 Oct 2021

GLEP: Expanded Opportunities for Michigan Students Will Let Kids Learn  LANSING – Great Lakes Education Project Executive Director Beth DeShone provided the following statement today after the approval in House and Senate committees of legislation to enhance learning opportunities for


GLEP Applauds Parents’ Fight to End Religious Bigotry in Education

Posted by:cpickford Posted On:24 Sep 2021

GLEP Applauds Parents’ Fight to End Religious Bigotry in Education   Parents Filed Lawsuit to End Discriminatory “Blaine Amendment” that Targets Families of Faith  LANSING – Parents across the state of Michigan yesterday filed a lawsuit in federal court to


Great Lakes Education Project Proudly Endorses Mark Huizenga for State Senate in Special Election

Posted by:cpickford Posted On:20 Sep 2021

 Great Lakes Education Project Proudly Endorses Mark Huizenga 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


Great Lakes Education Project Proudly Endorses Doug Wozniak for State Senate in Special Election

Posted by:cpickford Posted On:20 Sep 2021

Great Lakes Education Project Proudly Endorses Doug Wozniak 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


Failed Bureaucracy: Disastrous M-STEP Results Show Students Left in the Cold; Parents Left with Desperate Questions

Posted by:cpickford Posted On:31 Aug 2021

Failed Bureaucracy: Disastrous M-STEP Results Show Students Left in the Cold; Parents Left with Desperate Questions  Parents, Students Don’t See Results from Extra $6.1 Billion in School COVID Relief Spending  LANSING – Great Lakes Education Project (GLEP) Executive Director Beth


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