Is Michigan Delivering Quality Public Education?

Monday, April 22, 2013

Let’s be clear, a child who does not receive a quality education today will become an adult without much of a future tomorrow. If we allow children to rot in historically failing schools, we all will suffer.

The Education Trust Midwest released a harsh report last week on how Michigan’s education system stacks up.

The report, “Invest in What Works: A Call to Michigan Leaders,” spells out six steps Michigan should take to catch up with other states. There’s much catching up to do.

The report states Michigan is below average on most educational metrics — and is falling further behind other states and nations.

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