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Monthly Archives: June 2018

Summer of Success Gets a Boost from the YDRC

by: SAY Detroit Play | Jun. 27th, 2018 Republished with permission of SAY Detroit Play. Read the original publication here. Through a grant from the National Summer Learning Association, S.A.Y. Detroit Play Center’s Summer of Success program was one of twenty programs selected by the Youth Development Resource Center for a Summer Learning Program Quality Improvement pilot project. The Summer […]

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Alliance of diverse organizations comes together to improve Michigan’s K-12 education outcomes

by: | Jun. 20th, 2018 Focus on student needs, future Business, education, labor, philanthropy, and state and community leaders join forces as ‘Launch Michigan,’ to become a top 10 education state A strong, thriving public education system is the cornerstone for helping Michigan’s children succeed in school, careers and life as well as building robust communities and an […]

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Seeking Afterschool Program Provider to Serve NW Detroit

by: Community Education Commission | Jun. 16th, 2018 The Community Education Commission is seeking bids from respondents interested in providing high-quality afterschool programming at the Northwest Activities Center in Detroit, beginning at the start of the 2018-2019 school year.  Respondents may bid on one or both of the following programs: A baseline afterschool program, capable of […]

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10 DPSCD and Charter Schools Join Northwest Detroit GOAL Line Pilot, Connecting Detroit children to better Transportation and After School Enrichment

by: City of Detroit | Jun. 11th, 2018 Charter school operators, Detroit Public Schools Community District leaders, teachers, parents and city leaders have come together in an unprecedented partnership to improve education opportunity for children and families in Detroit. The GOAL Line (which stands for Get on and Learn) is a pilot bus loop in […]

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LEARNING: Your Life May Depend Upon It

by: Heather McGowan & Robert E. Johnson, Ph.D. | Jun. 8th, 2018 The following was originally published as a LinkedIn article by the author and is republished with their permission. Read the original publication here. I recently spoke at the Mackinac Policy Conference on the life-long learning imperative for the future of Michigan’s Workforce. Michigan continues to […]

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