Category: Press Release


Self-Contradictory Levin Center Report Challenges State University Autonomy

Posted by:bdeshone Posted On:26 Feb 2020

Report Ignores Public Charter School Accountability Standards that Outpace Traditional Schools while Pushing to Limit Independence of State Universities LANSING – Great Lakes Education Project Chairman Jim Barrett today challenged the Levin Center at Wayne State University to reverse course


MDE Quietly Publishes Data It Claims It Needs for A-F Report Cards – But Still Refuses to Produce A-F Report Cards

Posted by:bdeshone Posted On:24 Feb 2020

175 Days and Counting – Michigan Department of Education Actively Breaking Michigan Law to Hide School Performance Measures from Parents LANSING – The Michigan Department of Education has for more than 175 consecutive days broken the state’s reporting law, failing


GLEP: Michigan Students Big Winners in Trump’s State of the Union Address

Posted by:bdeshone Posted On:4 Feb 2020

GLEP: Michigan Students Big Winners in Trump’s State of the Union Address President Promotes Education Freedom Scholarships, Opportunities that Meet the Unique Needs for Every Student LANSING – Great Lakes Education Project Executive Director Beth DeShone today thanked President Donald


GLEP: Governor Whitmer Wrong to Wash Her Hands of Michigan’s Struggling Readers

Posted by:bdeshone Posted On:29 Jan 2020

GLEP: Governor Whitmer Wrong to Wash Her Hands of Michigan’s Struggling Readers Reports Say Governor to Unveil Initiative to Undermine 3rd Grade Reading Law, Critical Reading Supports for Struggling Students LANSING – Great Lakes Education Project Executive Director Beth DeShone


GLEP to Launch Michigan: Tackling Literacy Crisis Means Focusing on Kids, Not Just Spending More on Adults

Posted by:bdeshone Posted On:19 Dec 2019

GLEP to Launch Michigan: Tackling Literacy Crisis Means Focusing on Kids, Not Just Spending More on Adults GLEP Invites Launch Michigan to Back Student-Focused Reforms, Read by Grade 3 Law, School Report Cards LANSING –  Launch Michigan yesterday became the


Michigan Department of Education Continues to Fail Metro Detroit Students, Parents

Posted by:bdeshone Posted On:16 Dec 2019

Michigan Department of Education Continues to Fail Metro Detroit Students, Parents GLEP report card, Reading and SAT scores show Macomb, Oakland, Wayne County schools too often fail to adequately teach, prepare students LANSING – The Michigan Department of Education has


Michigan Department of Education Continues to Fail Grand Traverse Area Students, Parents

Posted by:bdeshone Posted On:16 Dec 2019

Michigan Department of Education Continues to Fail Grand Traverse Area Students, Parents GLEP report card, Reading and SAT scores show Grand Traverse Area schools too often fail to adequately teach, prepare students LANSING— The Michigan Department of Education has for


Michigan Department of Education Continues to Fail Lansing Area Students, Parents

Posted by:bdeshone Posted On:16 Dec 2019

Michigan Department of Education Continues to Fail Lansing Area Students, Parents GLEP report card, Reading and SAT scores show Ingham, Eaton, Clinton County schools too often fail to adequately teach, prepare students LANSING— The Michigan Department of Education has for


Michigan Department of Education Continues to Fail West Michigan Students, Parents

Posted by:bdeshone Posted On:16 Dec 2019

Michigan Department of Education Continues to Fail West Michigan Students, Parents GLEP report card, Reading and SAT scores show Kent, Ottawa, Muskegon County schools too often fail to adequately teach, prepare students LANSING— The Michigan Department of Education has for


As Michigan Department of Education Breaks School Performance Reporting Law, GLEP Calculates, Publishes School A-F Report Cards

Posted by:bdeshone Posted On:12 Nov 2019

As Michigan Department of Education Breaks School Performance Reporting Law, GLEP Calculates, Publishes School A-F Report Cards Department Illegally Hides School Performance Data for 72 Consecutive Days – and Counting LANSING— The Great Lakes Education Project today called on the