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MDE Launches CTE Best Practices Website

The MDE this week announced that they have developed a new website for cataloging best practices for career and technical education. The website is in response to a new requirement established by Senate Bill 66, which passed earlier this year. Please see the full MDE memo below for more information and a link.

MEMO #139-14
Career and Technical Education (CTE) Best Practices

The “CTE Best Practices” web page, required under Senate Bill 66, is now live on the Michigan Department of Education website.

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#MASSPchat 11/17 - Road Tested Strategies for Admins

Meet Our Moderator:
Tammy Jackson (@TammyJacksonEJ) serves as the Principal at East Jordan High School and President of the MASSP Board of Directors. A genuine East Jordan Red Devil, Jackson has spent her entire 28 years in education working in the district. After serving two years as a teacher, Jackson was appointed to Athletic Director and Assistant Principal. She later became the High School Principal, a position that she has held for nearly 14 years.

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"The Forgotten Middle" Remembered

It seems like only yesterday, although it has been years now and a variety of voices crying in the wilderness later, that I first heard of the report from ACT titled "The Forgotten Middle." And whether you're a middle level administrator or high school, the message to your district is still the same. We have a mandate and obligation to prepare every student for the college and career world that awaits them post high school graduation.

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A Letter to MI Policy Makers from Macomb County's Principals

The following is a letter from Macomb County's Principals to state policy makers and education leaders regarding the proposed spring 2015 student assessments.

Dear Leaders and Policy Makers:

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Michigan's Crimson Tide? (A Post-Election Post-Mortem)

Unless you've been hiding under a rock (and if you're a Democrat, that might not sound like a bad idea after Tuesday's election) you already know that, with a few notable exceptions, Republican candidates swept most races across the state. But what exactly does that look like for the make-up of the legislature for next year? What about the State Board and other races that didn't grab the front page, above-the-fold headlines? And how do these results impact the political climate in Lansing going into 2015?

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