Building toward a more equitable and just world – Mich Ed. Update for Feb. 26
On The Blog: Building toward a more equitable and just world
To commemorate Black History Month, the Michigan Department of Education hosted A Dining Room Discussion last Thursday, where nine African American women shared their perspectives on Michigan’s education system, including around current challenges and initiatives.
House School Aid and Department of Education Appropriations Subcommittee and Senate K-12 and Michigan Department of Education Appropriations Subcommittee held a joint meeting this morning at 8:00 a.m. for a quarterly report on deficit districts.
House Education Committee met today at 9:00 a.m. in room 521 of the House Office Building. Agenda: House Bill 4162 (Reilly, R) which would eliminate the requirement for high school students to take an assessment designed to measure workforce readiness, such as the ACT WorkKeys, from Michigan’s high school requirements.
Senate K-12 and Education Appropriations Subcommittee will meet on Thursday, February 28 at 8:30 a.m. in the Harry T. Gast Appropriations Room, 3rd Floor, Capital Building. Agenda: Presentation by the Senate Fiscal Agency.
- Opinion | The miseducation of Michigan: How state fails kids in black history – Chastity Pratt Dawsey, Bridge Magazine
- How an effort to prepare Michigan high schoolers for college slipped through the cracks – Koby Levin, Chalkbeat
- State education officials working on third-grade reading assessment scoring – Erin Dietzer, Holland Sentinel
- Michigan’s school-aged population expected to drop by 100k – Paulette Parker, Michigan Radio