Education talks set for GR, Novi, Birmingham, Novi

Michiganians from Grand Rapids to Birmingham, Novi to Flint have opportunities in September and October to discuss K-12 education and reform as part of the Center for Michigan’s ongoing townhall series on the topic:

WHEN: Sept. 11, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

WHERE: Dickinson Elementary, 448 Dickinson St., SE, Grand Rapids

RSVP: Nan Evans --

WHEN: Sept. 20, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

WHERE: LINC Community Revitalization, Inc., 1167 Madison SE Grand Rapids

RSVP: Emberly Vick, LINC -- or (616) 477-7779

WHEN: Sept. 24, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

WHERE: Dexter District Library, 3255 Alpine St.  Dexter

RSVP: Daniel Lai, Dexter Patch -- or (734) 223-6947

WHEN: Sept. 27, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

WHERE: East Meeting Room, Novi Public Library, 45255 10 Mile Road, Novi

RSVP: Julie Farkas, Novi Public Library -- (248) 869-7204

WHEN: Oct. 2, 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

WHERE: 735 Forest, Suite 202, Birmingham

RSVP: Deirdre Green -- (248) 633-2288

WHEN: Oct. 11, 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

WHERE: Automation Alley, Atrium, 2675 Bellingham Dr., Troy

RSVP: Alysia Green --

WHEN: Oct. 11, 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

WHERE: Miller Elementary School, 4824 Lois, Dearborn

RSVP: Saada Nassar - (313) 529-6872

WHEN: Oct. 23, 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

WHERE: Sarvis Center, 1231 E. Kearsley St., Flint

RSVP: Sandra Murphy - (810) 767-3653

WHEN: Nov. 6, 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

WHERE: 5100 John R, Detroit, MI 48202

RSVP: Margaret Trimer-Hartley – (313) 806-8817

Citizens unable to attend any of these sessions may still share their views on K-12 education by answering questions via the Center’s online survey. Click here to access the survey, which is anonymous.

The Center is in the midst of a year-long listening tour of Michigan aimed at collecting the thoughts of 5,000 residents about the future of K-12 education. Approximately 4,000 residents already have participated in nearly 200 sessions around the state.

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Mon, 09/10/2012 - 7:25pm
I think the survey link is incorrect. It's saying that I've already taken the survey.