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Brimley Elementary School, Brimley, MI  (Photo:  Jill Stenglein)
Fierce advocates for the high academic achievement of all students – particularly those of color or living in poverty.


The Education Trust-Midwest offers resources for parents, educators, community leaders, policymakers, and others, about doing what works for Michigan students.

State of Michigan Education

For too long, we have not been honest about the state of education in Michigan. In our State of Michigan Education section, we provide a snapshot of how students are doing across Michigan and within certain school districts.

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Michigan Education Update

The Michigan Education Update, Ed Trust-Midwest’s weekly emailed newsletter, is the best way to stay informed about issues key to improving Michigan education. Each issue includes information on key topics in education, related infographics or video, a summary of relevant news and what’s trending on social media. It is also the place to find include information on new education-related reports and updates from Lansing.

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The Education Trust-Midwest offers research based information for parents, educators, community leaders, policymakers, and others, in our pursuit for high academic achievement and opportunity for all students. Transforming that vision into a reality takes meaningful data, models of success, and tools for change.

Through our publications, presentations and fact sheets, we can help to inform conversations about what works for Michigan students, how we can learn from leading education states and provide the tools to transform education in Michigan.

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Press Room

An archive of our press releases and statements, media inquiry contact and information on joining our press list.

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