Race, Place and Policy Matter in Education

In the growing clamor for education reform in Michigan—by current state leaders and those who hope to be elected this fall—the inescapable truth of deep…

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Michigan Students of Color More Likely to Struggle

A new report about serious challenges facing children of color in Michigan finds that just a fraction of Black and Latino students have teachers who…

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University of Chicago to Stop requiring ACT and SAT Scores for Prospective Undergraduates

A growing number, including DePaul University, have opted to stop requiring the SAT and ACT in their admissions process, saying the tests place an unfair cost…

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Kent County Schools’ New Campaign Targets Chronic Absenteeism

Across Kent County, schools and community partners are delivering a consistent message to students and their parents about school attendance: Strive for Less Than 5!…

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A Cutting Edge Teacher Training Program is Coming to Detroit

A new school run by the Detroit Public Schools Community District will be the laboratory for a cutting edge approach to teacher training, Superintendent Nikolai Vitti…

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