Sarah Winchell Lenhoff

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Opinion | Schools and researchers must collaborate to help Detroit students

Opinion | Schools and researchers must collaborate to help Detroit students

May 15, 2019 | Sarah Winchell Lenhoff, Ben Pogodzinski, Erica Edwards

Detroit neighborhoods with higher rates of asthma have higher school absenteeism. One in five students switched schools during the year. Data can be a valuable tool when researchers are in touch with a city’s challenges.

Yes, Michigan’s schools are failing. But don’t blame it on parents.

Yes, Michigan’s schools are failing. But don’t blame it on parents.

October 24, 2017 | Sarah Winchell Lenhoff

The author takes a State Board of Education member to task for denying that our public schools are in crisis, and cites three policy changes that can boost learning in Michigan.