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Detroit One of 16 Cities to Host National March for Public Education

NATIONAL MARCH FOR PUBLIC EDUCATION COMES TO DETROIT IN SUPPORT OF PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS ACROSS MICHIGAN JULY 22 

City and suburban educators, parents, students and supporters to rally for increased funding and support for traditional public schools at Clark Park in Southwest Detroit  469 more words

Detroit

Hide and Seek

It has been a few weeks since I’ve written about the Secretary of Education. She hasn’t been seen or heard from much since she dropped a few bombs in DC. 1,266 more words

Education

SB599 on Steroids - The Fast Tracking of DeVos and Johnson

This past month, I wrote about SB599 in a post called The Stench of SB599.

In it I stated,

“The overall premise of this bill is to ensure that we have a proper teacher pipeline going into the schools.”  – Rep. 729 more words

Public Education

USIP Special Report: Dialogues for Peace, Four Ideas That Can Improve Them, 7/18/17

By: David J. Smith, July 21, 2017

A recent U.S. Institute of Peace study found that facilitated dialogue approaches are effective in promoting peace. USIP examined more than 100 projects over the past quarter-century from Afghanistan and Pakistan to Iraq, Libya, Nepal and other countries. 59 more words

Public Education

CFISD Community Cheerleader Spotlight: Jill Smith

As the third-largest school district in Texas and the largest employer in Northwest Harris County, Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District impacts the lives of far more than the 115,000 students and thousands of teachers, employees and administrators across 88 elementary, middle and high school campuses and special program facilities that study and work within our walls. 522 more words

'Universal Basic Income'--Another Ridiculously Bad Idea

Why is is that the big shots in the tech world are such hopeless dunderheads outside of their own narrow field? And why in the world does anybody listen to them? 329 more words

News

Fixing Main Street: Part 2

I recently wrote about the death of the small town and how that death is being fueled by inaction on the part of city and state officials. 670 more words

Economic Development