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

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

Education leaders should take a lesson from the medical world. The overprescription of antibiotics has led to a growing resistance to the life-saving drug. Similarly, the constant stream of school reform plans has had this effect on learning. “We are getting...
DPS 3 finalists for superintendent post

DPS 3 finalists for superintendent post

Detroit school board names 3 finalists for superintendent post By Crain’s Detroit Business After conducting a nationwide search, the Detroit Public Schools Community District on Saturday announced three finalists for superintendent: Nikolai Vitti, superintendent...
WJR Radio Interview, Keith Famie & Elijah

WJR Radio Interview, Keith Famie & Elijah

  WJR Radio Interview with Elijah, Keith Famie, and Beyond Basics By Steve Courtney Elijah Craft and Keith Famie being interviewed by Steve Courtney at WJR News Talk Radio.     LISTEN TO THE INTERVIEW HERE...
State pushes back timeline for school closures

State pushes back timeline for school closures

State pushes back timeline for school closures By Lori Higgins, Detroit Free Press The State of Michigan is putting off making a decision on whether to close as many as 38 chronically failing schools, according to a news release from Gov. Rick Snyder’s office...
EAA Chancellor Conforme’s new job

EAA Chancellor Conforme’s new job

EAA Chancellor Veronica Conforme get new job By Loir Higgins Veronica Conforme, the chancellor of the soon-to-be-defunct Education Achievement Authority, was hired this week to lead a nonprofit organization that works to turn around chronically failing schools in...