My students, my voice, my impact: Dr. Yolanda Bloodsaw 

Posted by Guest Author on March 13, 2018
As part of our ongoing efforts to close the equity gap between charter schools and traditional public schools, we invited charter parents, educators and advocates to participate in the 2018 Charters Make a Difference Initiative, giving them a chance to tell their charter success story at the [...]
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Topics: School Funding, Budget, School Aid Budget, Charter Schools, Detroit, Michigan, Equitable Funding

MAPSA Welcomes New Detroit Superintendent

Posted by Dan Quisenberry on May 15, 2017
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 [...]
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Topics: Charter Schools, Detroit

Taking a Look at Detroit: What does the data really say about Detroit Charter Schools?

Posted by Guest Author on December 9, 2016
Detroit schools, and their ability to serve students, have had their fair (or unfair) share of attention lately. It goes without saying, but I am going to say it anyway: Detroit is suffering, and education in the city is suffering. But there are bright spots and pockets around the city. There are [...]
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Topics: Charter Schools, Detroit, Data

Is the Impossible Possible: Solutions to Education in Detroit

Posted by Dan Quisenberry on August 18, 2016
It’s true, we have an educational crisis in Michigan, in Detroit. Performance is shockingly too low, while there are exciting examples of excellence; charter school performance is also too low. Many are beginning to wonder if educational excellence is possible for all kids in Detroit.
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Topics: Detroit, Academic Performance, Education Solutions