Category: Press Release


Great Lakes Education Project Proudly Endorses General Election Candidates for House, Senate

Posted by:Nick DeLeeuw Posted On:20 Sep 2022

Great Lakes Education Project Proudly Endorses General Election Candidates for House, Senate Second Round of Endorsements Awarded to General Election Candidates for Their Commitment to Put Students First, Defend Parents LANSING – The Great Lakes Education Project (GLEP) today proudly


GLEP: Parents Aren’t Props – They’re the Boss

Posted by:Nick DeLeeuw Posted On:19 Sep 2022

GLEP: Parents Aren’t Props – They’re the Boss Education Advocacy Group Demands Gretchen Whitmer Listen to Parents, Not Use Them as a Gimmick to Boost Poll Numbers LANSING – Great Lakes Education Project Executive Director Beth DeShone today asked Governor


New Report: Our Kids Reading, Math Scores Plummet to Historic Lows after Gretchen Whitmer Locked Students Out of Classrooms

Posted by:Nick DeLeeuw Posted On:1 Sep 2022

New Report: Our Kids Reading, Math Scores Plummet to Historic Lows after Gretchen Whitmer Locked Students Out of Classrooms Latest Evidence Proves Michigan Kids Need Help and Options, Not More Whitmer Vetoes LANSING – Great Lakes Education Project Executive Director


Great Lakes Education Project Congratulates GLEP-Backed Candidates for Big Wins on Election Day

Posted by:Nick DeLeeuw Posted On:4 Aug 2022

Great Lakes Education Project Congratulates GLEP-Backed Candidates for Big Wins on Election Day  90 Percent of Districts with GLEP Backing Choose GLEP-Supported Candidate for Commitment to Put Students First, Defend Parents from Failed School Bureaucrats LANSING – The Great Lakes


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