I am a mixture of sad, angry and feeling hopeless about the number of homeless people. I was in Boston this past week, and in a blizzard that is now the 6th worst in New England’s history and worst in the month of January. I will add that I was here for the January… Continue Reading America Must End Poverty-We Are Better Than This!
Okay, I may take some heat for this but what’s new. I am not against state assessments for students in grades 3-8 and frankly, I would probably expand them to include 10th and 12th grade. My issue with current state assessments and not just in MI is that they are not designed to allow EVERY… Continue Reading Opt Out of Michigan’s “Misstep”
Michigan once had a proud heritage of believing in the educational rights of our students with disabilities. But what has transpired over the past 39 years is not worthy of our history books or a wondrous fairy tale of children’s dreams come true. For Michigan’s 200,000 students with Individualized Education Programs (IEP), it has been… Continue Reading Some Michigan Special Education History: A Lesson for All States
Okay, I am going to go on the record and say, that if the Detroit Free Press Editorial Board is so conflicted over who presents the best of the worst choices for MI Governor; has such “keen reservations,” and “fears” four more years of Rick Snyder, a questionably “principled leader,” and would have selected a… Continue Reading Detroit Free Press Gubernatorial Endorsement; 2010 & 2014, Here We Are Again!
Sorry to say that I know former MI Governor Jennifer Granholm and she is no true supporter of public education. I am a lifelong Democrat, although devastated by this Party’s intoxification with the toxic philanthropy of Bill Gates, Eli Broad….and the privatization of what we used to be able to call “publlic schools” and testification… Continue Reading Democrats for Public Education & Jennifer Granholm….No Way!