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Decades of research tells us that Michigan’s economic future and cultural vitality depends on the quality of our educational system, from pre-K through college, and recent achievement results from around the country provide hope and many lessons for Michigan to take to heart.

Statewide educational improvement is possible – and within our grasp. By making a sustained, comprehensive commitment and investment in the levers we know work, Michigan can get back on track.

results in Early Literacy.
  • Ed Trust-Midwest Applauds Snyder’s Education Agenda

    State leaders need to invest to make the agenda produce results for Michigan studentsROYAL OAK, MICH. (January 20, 2015) –  Tonight, Michigan Governor Rick Sny…

  • JUST SIX DAYS REMAIN: LAME DUCK UPDATE

    JUST SIX SESSION DAYS REMAIN IN LAME DUCK AND THE EDUCATION DOCKET REMAINS DEEP. Discussions continue around a range of major education issues – including a st…

  • Lame Duck Preview Edition

    As part of our mission to provide nonpartisan data, analysis and expertise about Michigan education, The Education Trust-Midwest will be providing regular upda…

  • Lame Duck Preview Edition

    As part of our mission to provide nonpartisan data, analysis and expertise about Michigan education, The Education Trust-Midwest will be providing regular upda…

  • Issue Areas

    Fierce advocates for the high academic achievement of all students – particularly those of color or living in poverty.Equity-Driven • Data-Centered • Student-F…

  • Third-Grade Literacy

    Research shows that early literacy is hugely important for future student success. If students cannot read on grade-level by the end of third grade, they are m…