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August 23, 2014 via Fox 47 News

Community Beautifies Sexton Ahead of School Year

Students and staff met at Sexton High School Friday to make it a little more attractive before school starts. Full article

August 22, 2014 via Lansing State Journal

Sexton High Beautification Project

Sexton High School students, football team and supporters work to dig out and overgrown area and plant flowers with many others on a school beautification project at the Lansing School Friday morning . Full article

August 22, 2014 via WILX

Community Beautifies Sexton Ahead of School Year

Students and staff met at Sexton High School Friday to make it a little more attractive before school starts. Full article

August 13, 2014 via Macomb Daily Education

Macomb schools lag behind state in scorecard rating

Just one in five of Macomb County schools met at least 70 percent of their objectives this year, according to complex – and some say confusing – accountability results released Wednesday. Full article

August 13, 2014 via Michigan Radio

State releases school rankings and ratings, education groups call info “confusing”

More Michigan schools are meeting goals in areas such as student performance on standardized tests and graduation rates. That’s according to the state’s annual school accountability report, which was released Wednesday. Full article

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August 15, 2014 posted by StudentsFirst Michigan

Talk about guts…

It takes guts to support education policies that cause systemic change and help improve academic outcomes for Michigan's students. Read more

July 18, 2014 posted by Deb Shaughnessy and Brian Love

The Original Promise of Michigan’s Charter School Movement

Every discussion about school accountability in Michigan should begin at a point on which both Republicans and Democrats can agree: every school receiving public tax dollars should be held accountable for educating students at a high level. Read more

June 17, 2014 posted by Alisha Meneely

Meeting Michelle Rhee

Recently, I had the opportunity to meet a person who has inspired me for years. No, she is not a famous singer, actor, reality star, or politician. She is Michelle Rhee, a woman who has made the needs of students her top priority when it comes to their education. Read more

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