The social emotional needs of our students is essential! This video and accompanying article present this in a very concise and understandable way. I am committed to making this a centerpiece of our new reforms and initiatives in LP!
It is time that we take seriously the necessary reforms to education in Michigan. I am extremely proud of the work we are doing in Lincoln Park. This work involves scrutinizing and overhauling every system we currently have to provide a high quality educational system that meets the needs of ALL of our students while also providing a supportive and quality working environment for our employees. Please read this article below.
Click below for an article about the affects of spending when it is targeted towards students that need it most.
This is a very powerful video that all of us as adults should view and consider when interacting with kids.
Here is a nice article that takes a different look at the benefits of the common core standards.
The following link is a Washington Post article about the cuts to school funding across the nation.
A very complicated issue. As technology inevitably expands, we are faced with problems that are more difficult to address. This issue is just one of them.
While it is understood that there are many factors that contribute to a student’s success or regression, absenteeism is one that is finally getting the needed attention. Below is a brief article outlining a recent report on chronic absenteeism…especially the “excused” absences. It is a complicated issue with many moving parts but it is worth our attention.
It is nice to hear this topic being addressed in a logical fashion. Click below for a WXYZ interview with State Superintendent Brian Whiston.
This is an important subject in terms of standards and how students will learn going forward.