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Two Moody's Reports: 2015 Michigan Schools and 2016 Charter School Ratings Criteria

In this post, I offer two documents published by Moody’s Investors Service for perusal of any readers who wish to view them.

The first is a 16-page, November 2015 report on the credit weaknesses in numerous Michigan school districts: 787 more words


Five Questions You Should Ask about Secretary of Education Nominee Betsy Devos

The election of Donald Trump, and his subsequent nomination of Betsy DeVos for Secretary of Education, may turn the tide in favor of private control of public education. 1,269 more words

Charter Schools

The Rest of the Story...

The editor of the Scottsdale Independent, Terrance Thornton, recently wrote, “the idea of choice has created a competitive public school marketplace.” I agree with his premise that school choice created competition, but add that competition is, by definition, a zero-sum game. 844 more words


LSR 513 relates to the grounds for denial of a charter school application

Title: “Relative to grounds for denial of a chartered public school application”

Sponsor: Timothy Horrigan (Straf-06)


LSR 510 establishes an independent commission to authorize charter schools

Title: “Establishing an independent commission as an additional authorizing entity for chartered public schools”

Sponsor: Glenn Cordelli (Carr-04)


LSR 413 relates to charter school eligibility

Title: “Relative to eligibility for a chartered public school charter”

Sponsor: Mel Myler (Merr-10)


LSR 369 relates to public charter school real estate leases

Title: “Relative to real estate leased for a public charter school”

Sponsor: Kenneth Weyler (Rock-13)