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A New Model for Flexible Learning

… learners greater agency, especially for middle-school and secondary students and their families. Charting … per-pupil allotment to “purchase” courses from schools for both online and face-to-face instruction. … broad menu of providers. Accountability for this spending can be achieved through tested and reported measures …

Low-Income Families Still Need Transportation Scholarships

As in-person learning returns, customized options could level field

… students these days, getting to school entails logging on to a computer … instruction, the issue of school transportation will take on … affordable transportation to schools beyond their neighborhood. … other families for a special school-operated vehicle or a child-friendly … parents would be willing to spend a significant amount of time …

Fighting for Liberty and Playing the Blues

A Profile of Mike Reitz

… foregoing a formal undergraduate degree and working his way through law school. He began working as a legal assistant at the Homeschool Legal Defense … public sector unions must get consent from those they represent before spending agency fees on election-related issues. He also co-authored a book about …

Less Road Funding from the Road-Fixing Governor

… confused about why the state spends less on road funding, even … her administration began. Spending on road funding, excluding … $43 million. The state is spending more, though not on roads. Schools get $653 million more than … was unwilling to increase spending by using the growth of state …

Less Road Funding from the Road-Fixing Governor

State spending up, but not for roads

… confused about why the state spends less on road funding, even … prior to her governorship. Spending on road funding, excluding … $43 million. The state is spending more, though not on roads. Schools get $653 million more than … was unwilling to increase spending by using the growth of state …

How Many Michigan Families Are Fleeing Public Schools?

… alternatives to their children’s schooling routines than could have … since the fall count day for schools, and the pandemic made the … full funding in the 2020-21 school year. The law the state Legislature … Even so, Flint Community Schools resorted to trying bribery, … revenue, or less than 1% of 2019 spending levels. The district reported …

The Collapse in Power of Michigan’s Largest Public Sector Union

… of Michigan’s 200,000 or so school employees to pay dues or fees … actively employed by a public school, such as retirees and college … came even though Michigan schools employ nearly the same number … from fewer people working in schools. And this choice has had … Dues revenue and political spending by the MEA has declined substantially. …

Flying By The Seat of Our Pants

COVID response suggest there’s no point to planning for pandemics

… for a statewide lockdown — closing schools, prohibiting all gatherings and only … plan. She allowed restaurants and schools in Phase 4 regions to reopen for … justify reworking plans for when schools and restaurants should be reopened. … planning was done in the first place. Why spend what might amount to hundreds of hours …

Detroit Schools Get Clean Audit, No Findings of Concern

10 years ago, there were many

The Detroit Public Schools Community District reports that its … tracking its revenue and spending. Also, in October, the state … million bailout of the insolvent school district in 2016. The completed … the state of Michigan or the school district as of yet. Completed school district audits are usually …

How Many Michigan Families Are Fleeing Public Schools?

Kindergarten enrollment down 15% in some of largest districts

… alternatives to their children’s schooling routines than could have … careers. The fall count day for schools has just passed, and the pandemic … full funding in the 2020-21 school year. The law the state Legislature … Even so, Flint Community Schools resorted to trying bribery, … revenue, or less than 1% of 2019 spending levels. The district reported …