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Across the country, we’ve recently seen the collective power of teachers to make change and have their voices heard. As classroom teachers for a combined 64 years, we strongly believe that teachers must be treated as professionals and as integral partners in the important work...

School News Network Molly Stabler's honors English students at Thornapple Kellogg High School in Middleville, Michigan recently found out how “innovation, collaboration, reading, language and writing all can be taught in a single project.” School News Network highlights how Stabler assigned her class to groups of...

Midland Daily News Earlier this year, Michigan State Representative Gary Glenn put forth legislation to repeal the Common Core State Standards in Michigan.  We’ve already weighed in on why it would be a bad move for the state so today, we’re letting one of Glenn’s own...

The Rapidian Heather Gauck, a special education teacher from Grand Rapids, wrote that time is running out for state leaders “to engage with and hear from teachers about the education policy decisions that will affect their classrooms and the overall teaching profession for years to come.”...

The wave of opposition to the Michigan lawmakers trying to repeal the state’s high, comparable standards is growing every day. At a hearing last week addressing State Rep. Gary Glenn’s proposal to repeal the standards and implement a set used by Massachusetts more than a...

Michigan Live Kelley Cusmano, an English and student leadership teacher at Rochester High School, and Matt McCullough, a former teacher and high school administrator, raised concern over two education bills currently under review in the Michigan State Legislature. House Bill 4192 and Senate Bill 81 “mandate...

Capital News Service As the Michigan legislature considers whether or not to walk away from using high, comparable standards, supporters of high standards are speaking out against such a move and clarifying the misconceptions about Common Core State Standards. Among those who support the current standards...