Here is the powerpoint, as well as some other resources used to prepare the presentation at the Kent County Principals Meeting on February 27, 2008.
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Mike Flanagan highlights the educational initiatives outlined in Governor Jennifer M. Granholm's State of the State address, and their importance to delivering a quality education for every child in Michigan and making our state one of the best places to live, to learn, and to earn.
Here is the resource link and the powerpoint for today's webinar (2-19-08) on Science.
Science Curriculum page:
February 15, 2008 – I spent some time in the Governor’s Office visiting with Chuck Wilbur, Education Policy Advisor for Governor Granholm. Joining me was Don Wotruba, MASB Government Affairs Director. Our topic was the Governor’s proposed 21st Century Schools proposal, i.e., Small High Schools. We advised Chuck that many were seeing this as a “bricks and mortar” proposal. And, a surprising number of perceived to be high performance high schools met the criteria to be eligible for grants under the original wording. He was surprised and said this was not the intent.
Michigan Summit on Model High Schools
April 16-18, 2008 | Radisson, Kalamazoo
This conference is designed to improve opportunities to stimulate thinking about high school design in order to promote: