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Today I received an e-mail from Mike Flanagan, the State Superintendent, explaining what they were going to do to address the ongoing teacher shortage in the state's largest school district. After ...
by Mlle L
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon Sep 29, 2014 at 04:02 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
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by David Nir
Comment Count 38 comments on Wed Apr 16, 2014 at 05:00 AM PDT with 19 Recommends
Michigan's teacher of the year has been taken up by StudentsFirst and the Mackinac Center as part of their campaign against teachers unions. ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 30 comments on Fri Jun 14, 2013 at 08:39 AM PDT with 51 Recommends
This is offensive In May of this year, Gary Abud, a science teacher at Grosse Pointe North High School, was chosen as Michigan's 2013-2014 Teacher of the Year by State Superintendent Mike Flanagan. ...
by Eclectablog
Comment Count 19 comments on Fri Jun 14, 2013 at 05:18 AM PDT with 70 Recommends
This is from the original diary at www.bloggingformichigan.com . Article & interview are by Walt Sorg. Lee Fang joins us in this podcast to talk about the issues he addresses in his new book,
by christinebarry
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon May 20, 2013 at 06:30 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
I wrote a series of open letters to the Governor of Michigan. This is the first of the series, written and sent to him via fax on December 15, 2012. This letter was previously published on a friend'
by Just A Mom
Comment Count 7 comments on Sat Jan 05, 2013 at 10:57 PM PST with 10 Recommends
Reposted from VLTP and DK diary last week ... ________________________________________ Diarist Note - We at DL's Abolish ALEC group have been writing about this subject for more than a year now and ...
by Bob Sloan
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Dec 28, 2012 at 10:51 AM PST with 9 Recommends
Reposted from VLTP.net ... ________________________________________ Diarist Note - We at DL's Abolish ALEC group have been writing about this subject for more than a year now and just recently our ...
by Bob Sloan
Comment Count 21 comments on Wed Dec 19, 2012 at 03:21 PM PST with 17 Recommends
This is another letter to Rick Snyder written by the same person. I guess in order to really understand how important these issues are, you would have to be living the nightmare that residents of ...
by itisjustmelorrie
Comment Count 16 comments on Mon Dec 17, 2012 at 12:05 PM PST with 9 Recommends
I am cross-posting this from Education Votes , a website of the National Education Association, for whom I am an embedded blogger aboard the Stop the Greed Agenda Bus Tour of Patriot Majority US ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Oct 10, 2012 at 11:31 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
Jim Hightower outlines in a well-researched piece the dictatorial nature of the Michigan Republican Governor Rick Snyder's Emergency Manager Law (PA 4) to be challenged on the 2012 Michigan Ballot ...
by Hector Solon
Comment Count 19 comments on Fri Sep 28, 2012 at 07:31 AM PDT with 50 Recommends
A DK "Abolish ALEC" Special Report , reposted from Monday... Last month I began a two part series that began with " ALEC, the Koch Led CABAL & "The Amicus Project" - Fed Court Interference ." The ...
by Bob Sloan
Comment Count 8 comments on Fri Aug 24, 2012 at 10:48 AM PDT with 28 Recommends
Author's note: Next week the Republicans will have their Presidential Convention, and if you listen to the Republican Politicians and the pundits, you can expect to hear a lot of talk about "Small ...
by Ohiodem1
Comment Count 10 comments on Tue Aug 21, 2012 at 02:54 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
Michigan needs the “ALEC Accountability Act” NOW or yesterday or actually over a decade ago. Since it should be abundantly clear by now that the Michigan State Legislature, like dozens of other ...
by Hector Solon
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Aug 17, 2012 at 10:13 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
Last month I began a two part series that began with " ALEC, the Koch Led CABAL & "The Amicus Project" - Fed Court Interference ." The first segment dealt with identifying and exposing ALEC's Koch ...
by Bob Sloan
Comment Count 7 comments on Mon Aug 20, 2012 at 02:56 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
The mega-retailer Wal-Mart announced yesterday their “suspension” of their corporate membership in the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), they were also joined by Medtronics ...
by Hector Solon
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri Jun 01, 2012 at 12:47 PM PDT with 31 Recommends
On the eve of Michigan Republican Governor Rick Snyder’s second year 2012 Michigan State Budget announcements, this ANALYSIS, in simple pictures, looks back at what historical data says. Facts ...
by Hector Solon
Comment Count 19 comments on Wed Feb 08, 2012 at 01:06 PM PST with 38 Recommends
In one of the boldest, brashest moves seen in Michigan in quite some time, Ken Braun the recently 'former' Managing Editor of CapCon at ...
by Hector Solon
Comment Count 14 comments on Thu Jan 26, 2012 at 02:49 PM PST with 27 Recommends
The State of Michigan goes through a long year into a Holiday Season in which Governor Rick Snyder and Michigan Republicans do their very best attempting steal away as much joy for themselves and ...
by Hector Solon
Comment Count 12 comments on Sun Dec 25, 2011 at 08:01 AM PST with 10 Recommends
In his recent op-ed Jim Hightower connects all the dots in the corporate takeover of the State of Michigan by the Heritage / Mackinac Center and the Heritage/Council for National Policy/State Policy ...
by Hector Solon
Comment Count 9 comments on Fri Jun 10, 2011 at 07:10 AM PDT with 25 Recommends