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Detroit News: Stop the school reform merry-go-round

May 16, 2017
Education leaders should take a lesson from the medical world. The overprescription of antibiotics has led to a growing resistance...
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CHEP Volunteers!

April 21, 2017
A huge thank you to our volunteers from CHEP! We cannot thank these men and women enough. They assisted us...
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Push22 donates furniture and Budget Movers donates time

March 28, 2017
Push22 owner Mike Verville read about Beyond Basics in a recent Crain's Detroit Business article. He was in the process...
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DPS 3 finalists for superintendent post

March 20, 2017
Detroit school board names 3 finalists for superintendent post By Crain's Detroit Business After conducting a nationwide search, the Detroit...
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WJR Radio Interview, Keith Famie & Elijah

March 6, 2017
  WJR Radio Interview with Elijah, Keith Famie, and Beyond Basics By Steve Courtney Elijah Craft and Keith Famie being...
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Crain’s article Elijah’s story

March 6, 2017
Businesses aim high with literacy program Backers make solving Detroit schools' illiteracy crisis their business By Chad Livengood The battle...
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State pushes back timeline for school closures

February 24, 2017
State pushes back timeline for school closures By Lori Higgins, Detroit Free Press The State of Michigan is putting off...
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UHY staff volunteer at Detroit Public School

February 22, 2017
UHY staff volunteer at Detroit Public School By Sean McCabe Both interns and staff members from UHY Advisors' Michigan practice...
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EAA Chancellor Conforme’s new job

February 17, 2017
EAA Chancellor Veronica Conforme get new job By Loir Higgins Veronica Conforme, the chancellor of the soon-to-be-defunct Education Achievement Authority,...
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Trailer, A day in the life of Elijah

February 13, 2017
Trailer, A day in the life of Elijah Produced and Directed by Keith Famie, Visionalist Entertainment Productions Keith Famie short...
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Daily Tribune News, The Oakland Press

February 2, 2017
Detroit high school students receive leadership lesson at Baker College By Anne Runkle About 100 students from Detroit’s Mumford High...
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Business leaders to Detroit students: ‘Be determined’

February 1, 2017
Business leaders to Detroit students: ‘Be determined’ By Shawn D. Lewis Auburn Hills — Dream big. Take risks. Don’t be...
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Detroit Free Press Map of School Closings

January 25, 2017
This map shows how few choices parents have if Detroit schools close By Lori Higgins and Kristi Tanner Detroit parents...
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March 24th, 2017 | All Seasons Art Exhibition

January 23, 2017
Art Exhibition 2017   Second Annual All Seasons Art Exhibition All Seasons of Birmingham Friday, March 24th, 2017 at 6:00-8:00...
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State could close underperforming schools

January 20, 2017
State could close 38 underperforming public schools — 24 in Detroit By Chad Livengood Underperforming schools targeted for closure Gov....
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Blog: Everyday Heroes

November 15, 2016
Everyday Heroes   Our experience shows, the teachers are the heroes in the educational system that gets rolled out in...
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Blog: American Educational System

November 8, 2016
The American Educational System By: Pamela Good The American Educational System is a great one. Unfortunately, it is rolled out...
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Jack Aronson Named Beyond Basics Chariman of the Board

July 1, 2016
July 1, 2016 SOUTHFIELD — Beyond Basics, which provides literacy support programs to schools in Detroit and Pontiac, today announced...
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