Elementary/Secondary Schools

News
Published: 07/20/2015
Government, private sector & philanthropy are working together to improve educational system, strengthen Michigan’s workforce and bolster state’s economy.
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Resource
Released: 01/2015

Low income students are now a majority of the schoolchildren attending the nation’s public schools, according to this research bulletin. The latest data collected from the states by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), show that 51 percent of the students across the nation’s public schools were low income in 2013.

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Resource Type: Research
Topic: Education



Resource
Released: 03/2015

The Coalition for the Future of Detroit Schoolchildren spent over 12 weeks coming up with a bold set of recommendations to change Detroit — and Michigan — schools for the better for all students. After months of research, expert testimony, analysis, data-crunching, and lots and lots of debate, the recommendations are here.

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Audience: All Members



Resource
Released: 08/2015

Dispelling Stereotypes of Young People Who Leave School Before Graduation explores the social and emotional competencies of young people who have left school before graduating from high school. Though often labeled “dropouts,” by society, stereotypes assume that these young people are deficient and simply disengaged – lacking the competencies of those that do graduate.

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Resource Type: Report
Topic: Education