Education

News
Published: 04/01/2014

Released 4/1/14, this report demonstrates how much state averages mask the dramatically different outcomes and conditions experienced by children of diverse races/ethnicity.

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News type: From the Web
Topic: Michigan Data



News
Published: 02/11/2014

Legislators recently heard from Michigan College Access Network Executive Director Brandy Johnson on the importance of providing funding to help build a stronger Michigan through higher education.

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News type: Newswire
Funding Area: Education



Resource
Released: 06/2012

The College Positive Community Toolkit was created to teach youth grantmakers in Michigan about the education crisis in our state and provide them with an opportunity to make a positive impact by creating and encouraging a college positive community in their own backyard.

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Resource Type: Toolkit
Funding Area: Education



Resource
Released: 10/2013

This paper contains a detailed and up-to-date lay of the land on teacher evaluation policies across 50 states, an in-depth look at policy in states promising ambitious teacher evaluation systems and a compliation of some of the important lessons learned.

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Resource Type: External LinkReport
Topic: Evaluation
Funding Area: Education



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Released: 04/2013

The Education Trust - Midwest is described as an organization made up of Michiganders who know well how their parents once prided themselves on the quality of Michigan's public schools and who have little to be proud of today.

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Resource Type: Report
Funding Area: Education



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Released: 07/2013

The Michigan Council for Educator Effectiveness worked for 18 months to develop recommendations for a statewide evaluation system to give public school teachers and administrators substantive feedback to help them build their skills and, ultimately, improve student learning.

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Resource Type: Report
Funding Area: Education



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Released: 05/2013

The Michigan Department of Education, Office of Great Start, published Michigan’s comprehensive plan for early learning and development in May 2013.

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Resource Type: Report



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Released: 09/2012

In this reprint from the Foundation Review, a peer-reviewed journal of philanthropy published by the Johnson Center at Grand Valley State University, the authors focuses on a particular approach to large-scale, community-based educational change – Local College Access Networks in the state of Michigan – to answer two key questions: What factors serve to shape the social change agenda? How can community foundations serve to promote and advance the agenda?

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Resource Type: Report
Funding Area: Education



Resource
Released: 04/2014

Lumina Foundation's 5th edition of its signature report on college attainment statistics is designed to track the progress toward its goal of having 60% of Americans hold a post-secondary degree or credential by the year 2025.

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Resource Type: External Link
Funding Area: Education



Resource
Released: 06/2014

Released in June 2014, this report lays out a vision and a bold plan of action to maximize the potential of philanthropy and the private sector to increase opportunity for boys and young men of color that benefits the entire country.

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Resource Type: Report
Audience: All Members



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