Gov. Rick Snyder released details of his budget spending plan for the next fiscal year, targeting June approval by the Michigan legislature.
Month: February 2018
Study finds Michigan schools underfunded
It is time to have a conversation about school funding.
That’s the consensus from members of the School Finance Research Collaborative, a group of 22 business leaders and education experts focused on changing the way Michigan schools are funded.
Ron Wilson: If we fund education, then kids will succeed
Dear Team: Do you remember when you first learned about if-then statements and postulates? If you ever studied geometry or raised children, the conditional statement or so called conditionals are a familiar concept. For those of you who are more technically minded, conditional statements include the words “if” and “then” which represent a hypothesis and a conclusion.
Column: Invest in 21st Century workforce
Recently, I was proud to stand with the School Finance Research Collaborative as a statewide group of business leaders and education experts announced the results of Michigan’s first comprehensive school adequacy study.
The Collaborative, a diverse, bipartisan and broad-based group from all corners of Michigan, united in 2016 seeking the answer to one question: What does it cost to educate a child?