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Michigan Forums Seek Solutions to Dropout Problem

map of michigan Finding ways to fix Michigan’s dropout crisis is the focus of public hearings that began May 8 as part of a statewide initiative to increase the number of high school graduates to stabilize a weak economy.

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If they can’t read, hold them back…

Wayne Kuipers

Sen. Wayne, Kuipers, bill's sponsor

...That was the concept in the original SB 842. The bill has an entirely new look today, but still is causing some big concerns within the education community.

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Resources for Personal Curriculum Webinar 5-06-08

Here are the powerpoint and other resources for the Personal Curriculum Webinar-- Mathematics 5-06-08

Mathematics
Powerpoint
Effective Strategies for Teaching Students with Difficulties in Mathematics
A Study Guide to a Repair Kit for Grading: 15 Fixes for Broken Grades ETS
Mathematical Knowledge for Teaching
Intervention Lenses Click Here to Download

 

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STW draft

STW draft

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New Grant Program Focused on High School Success for At-Risk Students

AT&T High School Success
Special Grants Program

Overview
In April 2008, the AT&T Foundation launched a new grant program
focused on high school success for at-risk students. The program will
direct funds to eligible nonprofit organizations and schools across the
country and offers two types of grants: