Michigan school opinions
Don’t let politicians get away with generic statements about improving schools, says MSU professor Jack Smith.
Almost as endangered today as the northern white rhino, school librarians may be making a comeback, if three legislators have their way.
You’ve read the doom-and-gloom stories. But they fail to point out how well many Michigan students are doing.
Mitchell Robinson understands the desire to try things to improve Michigan schools. But he believes a package of bills addressing teacher education do more harm than good.
A former Michigan Teacher of the Year reminds us that we’ve long worried about how well our children read, but we keep ignoring the real solutions
As the number of school librarians dropped, so did Michigan’s literacy rank. One school librarian doesn’t think that’s a coincidence.
Early childhood is the time when a good education can make the most difference. Yet it’s where we invest the least. That needs to change.
Math teacher Luke Wilcox disputes the notion that it isn’t a teacher’s job to motivate students. He offers his top strategies for motivating students to care.
Michigan’s attorney general continues to defend the charter schools champion, long after the rest of Michigan realized her policies were destructive.