We’ve always known that charter school parents around the state feel passionately about their child’s school, but they don’t always have a forum in which to express that love. But when they do have an outlet - wow! The love really comes through.
The legislature has been debating the Regional Enhancement Millage for weeks now. It is now going to the House floor for a full vote and Michigan charter school supporters have been talking this up a ton. So, why is that?
If you care about education, you may be like most Americans – concerned by the lack of results and frustrated by the constant arguing by adults about possible solutions. Parents want to be involved. Taxpayers want to pay for what works. When do we begin seeing the remarkable outcomes our children [...]
Here we are again, the start of another school year, and our family’s journey continues. As a reminder, my husband and I have been truly blessed with three amazing and completely different kids (22, 14, 13). Our oldest graduated with honors from a highly ranked public school and State University, [...]
A number of interesting polls and research studies about charter schools have come out in recent months. Every one of them has shown that public support for charters is still strong, and that charters continue to lead the way when it comes to academic achievement.
We have some very extraordinary charter school students in the state of Michigan! This spring, MAPSA partnered with the National Charter Schools Institute to hold an essay contest for charter school students across the state, with a theme of “Prepared to Succeed in Life."
We at MAPSA would like to welcome you back to another successful and impactful school year. We are excited to hear the many positive stories of student achievement and innovation your school brings to your community. Michigan’s charter schools are making a difference in the lives of students and [...]
From sports to spelling, Michigan’s charter school community had scores of champions during the 2016-17 school year. Whether it’s students, schools or alumni, MAPSA loves learning about and sharing these great charter school success stories. As we look forward to seeing even more in the coming [...]
We have some very extraordinary charter school student in the state of Michigan! This spring, MAPSA partnered with the National Charter School Institute to hold an essay contest for charter school students across the state, with a theme of “Prepared to Succeed in Life
As President of the Michigan Association of Public School Academies (MAPSA), and as a representative of Detroit’s charter public school community we want to welcome Nikolai Vitti, the new superintendent of the Detroit Public Schools Community School District. We invite him to collaborate with the [...]