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Tri-County Alliance applauds MDE’s parent dashboard

Tri-County Alliance applauds MDE’s parent dashboard

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, January 18, 2018 Tri-County Alliance applauds MDE’s parent dashboard New online portal provides parents and guardians a useful tool to monitor school performance LANSING – The Tri-County Alliance today applauded a new parent dashboard recently unveiled by the Michigan Department of Education. The portal will provide parents, guardians and other stakeholders a window into

TCA supports School Finance Research Collaborative effort to level playing field for all Michigan students

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, January 17, 2018 TCA supports School Finance Research Collaborative effort to level playing field for all Michigan students LANSING — The following is a statement from Tri-County Alliance Executive Board President and Superintendent of Farmington Public Schools, Dr. George Heitsch, on the groundbreaking study released today by the School Finance Research

Tri-County Alliance issues statement on Pavlov’s bill to repeal “failing schools” law

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017   Tri-County Alliance issues statement on Pavlov’s bill to repeal “failing schools” law   LANSING, Mich. — The Tri-County Alliance for Public Education today issued a statement about Senator Phil Pavlov’s announcement to introduce a bill that would repeal the “failing schools” law: “Frontline educators strongly support the

School leaders applaud Senate for dropping school employee retirement package

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016 School leaders applaud Senate for dropping school employee retirement package Proposal, if passed, would have had devastating financial consequences for school districts   LANSING, Mich. — School leaders praised the Michigan Senate’s decision today to abandon a package of bills that would have cost taxpayers billions of dollars

School Boards Urge Legislature: “Support—Don’t Punish—Students who Struggle with Reading”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, May 17, 2016   School Boards Urge Legislature: “Support—Don’t Punish—Students who Struggle with Reading” Growing number of school boards voice strong support for the Senate-passed version of “third grade reading” bill   LANSING, Mich. — The Tri-County Alliance for Public Education announced the first nine school boards to adopt resolutions supporting

Superintendents praise passage of senate bills to reduce red tape for schools

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, April 28, 2016   Superintendents praise passage of senate bills to reduce red tape for schools LANSING—Superintendents from Macomb, Oakland and Wayne counties today praised passage of Senate Bills 754-767 which would reduce red tape for schools by eliminating unnecessary and redundant reports and streamlining reporting requirements.   “This legislation means

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