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Guest column: Why is education establishment resisting school reform?

Bridge Magazine By Peter B. Ruddell/Wiener Associates It’s about the kids, not the district. Despite the Center for Michigan’s recent report and Michigan’s mediocre (but improving) education achievement, the entrenched … Continue reading

February 28, 2013

GILBERT: The time is now for school funding debate

By GLENN GILBERT Of The Oakland Press School funding is becoming a more complicated issue, according to a recent University of Colorado study done for the Boulder-based National Education Policy … Continue reading

February 22, 2013

The Education Reform Dance Continues – Who Is Leading?

Dome Magazine By Tom Watkins The Center for Michigan has one. So does the Governor and the Legislature. Even the Oxford Foundation has one ( It seems that everyone—with the … Continue reading

February 8, 2013

Editorial: Education reform builds momentum

State has chance to reshape public schools For much of the past decade, some person or group at the Capitol has been pressing the cause for school finance reform. … Continue reading

February 2, 2013

Michael Horn and Meg Evans: Don’t let scare tactics obscure benefits Written by Michael Horn is education executive director and Meg Evans is education program associate at the Innosight Institute, a think-tank that focuses on inn Gov. Rick Snyder surprised … Continue reading

February 2, 2013

Classroom Trends: Flipped Learning

By FOX 47 News Flipped learning. It’s a new approach for teachers and students, where lectures become homework. Science students at Bethany High School are finishing up their first year … Continue reading

February 1, 2013

Guest column: New thinking needed on school

Bridge Michigan By Peter B. Ruddell/Wiener Associates The recent series of articles and the report “The Public’s Agenda for Public Education” confirm the policy direction being advanced by the Michigan … Continue reading

January 28, 2013