Category: Press Release


GLEP Highlights Back-to-School Reforms Students, Teachers Deserve this Fall

Posted by:cpickford Posted On:19 Jun 2020

GLEP Highlights Back-to-School Reforms Students, Teachers Deserve this Fall New School Year Rapidly Approaching, with No Direction Yet from Governor, Advisory Committee, COVID-19 School Task Force LANSING – As students, parents and teachers continue waiting for direction from Governor Gretchen


GLEP Statement on Whitmer School Announcement

Posted by:cpickford Posted On:17 Jun 2020

GLEP Statement on Whitmer School Announcement Reformers Concerned Lack of Leadership Jeopardizes Kids’ Education LANSING – As Governor Gretchen Whitmer demanded parents wait weeks more before she releases her school re-start plans for the fall, Great Lakes Education Project Executive


Great Lakes Education Project Proudly Endorses 3 Candidates for State House of Representatives

Posted by:cpickford Posted On:16 Jun 2020

Great Lakes Education Project Proudly Endorses 3 Candidates for State House of Representatives Third Wave of Candidates Earn GLEP’s Backing LANSING –The Great Lakes Education Project (GLEP) today proudly endorsed Evan Agnello in the 41st District, David Martin in the


Great Lakes Education Project Proudly Endorses 30 Candidates for State House of Representatives

Posted by:cpickford Posted On:2 Jun 2020

Great Lakes Education Project Proudly Endorses 30 Candidates for State House of Representatives Second Wave of Candidates Earn GLEP’s Backing LANSING –The Great Lakes Education Project (GLEP) today proudly endorsed 30 lawmakers for re-election  to the state House of Representatives. 


GLEP Statement on Detroit Literacy Lawsuit Settlement: Read by Grade 3 Law Ensures Solutions Focus on Students, Not Bureaucracy

Posted by:cpickford Posted On:14 May 2020

GLEP Statement on Detroit Literacy Lawsuit Settlement: Read by Grade 3 Law Ensures Solutions Focus on Students, Not Bureaucracy LANSING – Great Lakes Education Project Executive Director Beth DeShone provided the following statement today responding to Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s settlement


Great Lakes Education Project Proudly Endorses 18 Candidates for State House of Representatives

Posted by:cpickford Posted On:12 May 2020

Great Lakes Education Project Proudly Endorses 18 Candidates for State House of Representatives 9 Incumbents, 9 New Candidates Earn GLEP’s Backing LANSING –The Great Lakes Education Project (GLEP) today proudly endorsed 18 candidates for the state House of Representatives who


GLEP: Where’s the Plan for Coming School Year? Teachers, Families Need & Deserve Clarity – Now

Posted by:cpickford Posted On:8 May 2020

GLEP: Where’s the Plan for Coming School Year? Teachers, Families Need & Deserve Clarity – Now Reformers Still Concerned Too Many Kids Could be Left Behind LANSING – On behalf of Michigan’s parents and students, Great Lakes Education Project Executive


After Whitmer Closes School Buildings for Year, GLEP Urges an Embrace of Mastery-Based Learning

Posted by:cpickford Posted On:2 Apr 2020

After Whitmer Closes School Buildings for Year, GLEP Urges an Embrace of Mastery-Based Learning, Applauds Call for Distance Learning and Option for Balanced Calendar   Reformers Still Concerned Too Many Kids Could be Left Behind LANSING – Meeting the needs


GLEP Asks Governor Whitmer, Legislature to Take Extraordinary Steps to Ensure Students Receive Full Year of Learning Despite COVID Crisis

Posted by:cpickford Posted On:28 Mar 2020

GLEP Asks Governor Whitmer, Legislature to Take Extraordinary Steps to Ensure Students Receive Full Year of Learning Despite COVID Crisis Student Learning, Achievement More Important than Arbitrary Calendars LANSING – Great Lakes Education Project Executive Director Beth DeShone today asked


GLEP: Michigan Department of Education Must Immediately Reverse Course, Stop Punishing Students, Teachers for Learning During COVID Crisis

Posted by:cpickford Posted On:20 Mar 2020

MDE’s Decision to Discount Online Learning During School Building Shutdowns Slams the Brakes on Learning LANSING – Great Lakes Education Project Executive Director Beth DeShone today demanded the Michigan Department of Education immediately reverse course on it’s decision today to