opinion Jarod McGuffey and Kathryn Gustafson Published 10:49 PM EDT Aug 22, 2019 Michigan’s education system is the perfect storm with declining academic achievement, underfunded schools and a declining teacher pipeline. Although various stakeholders have come together to problem solve, there has remained a missing voice, until now: classroom teachers. Twenty years ago, Bob Maxfield founded the Galileo Teacher Leadership Institute, helping over 1,000 teachers impact change from the classroom to the district level. More recently, Maxfield founded Oakland University’s Galileo 3.0 fellowship designed to advance change at the state level. Through this fellowship, we found our voice co-creating Trusted Voices, a grass-roots nonpartisan advocacy group of educators focused on building collaborative partnerships among teachers, administrators and policymakers to offer teacher voices at the policy table. Educators are an important part of the equation necessary to address … [Read more...] about Opinion: Trust teachers with school reform
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Jennifer Chambers The Detroit News Published 12:01 AM EDT Apr 30, 2019 Four Michigan high schools ranked in the top 100 nationwide by U.S. News & World Report in its widely expanded 2019 edition of best high schools, including a Grand Rapids school that made the cut this year. In new, national high school rankings announced Tuesday by the media company, the International Academy of Macomb, part of Chippewa Valley Schools in Clinton Township, ranked eighth; the International Academy in Bloomfield Hills, which is run by Oakland Schools, ranked 42nd; City Middle-High School, a school operated by Grand Rapids Public Schools, ranked 38th; and Washtenaw International High School in Ypsilanti, operated by the Washtenaw Educational Options Consortium, ranked 83rd. MOBILE USERS: Search by school name or by school district to find where your high school or your district's high schools rank. A full list of the rankings can be found … [Read more...] about Four Michigan high schools ranked in top 100 nationwide
Seattle-based PayScale annually crunches data from college and university graduates to arrive at potential salary estimates for those who hold bachelor's degrees from those institutions.The latest edition of the website's "College Salary Report" used alumni survey data from 3.2 million respondents — representing more than 4,000 higher education institutions — to arrive at early and mid-career earnings for those organizations' graduates.Colorado School of Mines and United States Air Force Academy ranked in the top 20 nationwide; no other Colorado schools ranked in the top 100.For more on this story visit 9News.com. … [Read more...] about Colorado universities ranked by salary potential
By Katherine Feser Published 3:31 pm CST, Thursday, January 31, 2019 Rice’s Baker Institute and its Center for Energy Studies continue to be highly ranked in the 2018 Global Go To Think Tank Index Report. Rice’s Baker Institute and its Center for Energy Studies continue to be highly ranked in the 2018 Global Go To Think Tank Index Report. Photo: Rice University Photo: Rice University Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Rice’s Baker Institute and its Center for Energy Studies continue to be highly ranked in the 2018 Global Go To Think Tank Index Report. Rice’s Baker Institute and its Center for Energy Studies continue to be highly ranked in the 2018 Global Go To Think Tank Index Report. … [Read more...] about Rice University’s Baker Institute, Center for Energy Studies rank high among think tanks
Norfolk's secondary schools improved in the 2017-18 academic year, new Department for Education data shows. Picture: Getty Images This content is subject to copyright. Secondary school pupils in Norfolk made better progress in the last academic year, according to new figures. The Department for Education has released its school performance tables and revised GCSE results for the academic year 2017-18.The data shows that schools in Norfolk achieved an overall Progress 8 score of 0 – a significant improvement on last year’s score of -0.6.The score compares how much progress pupils have made over their time at secondary school with pupils nationally who achieved similar grades at key stage two.GCSE results data released alongside the Progress 8 scores shows that the number of pupils achieving grade 9 to 4 passes in English and maths has dropped slightly from 62.8pc to 62.4pc.The number achieving a grade 5 or higher in English and maths dropped from 39.8 to 39.6pc, below the … [Read more...] about Where does your child’s school rank in secondary school league tables?