Monthly Archives: March 2013

School safety: it’s more than just drills

Mlive.com recently did what they believe was an extensive study of school safety procedures, even though their study was limited to a small percentage of Michigan schools. While our district was mentioned for having documented our state-mandated drills “properly,” it … Continue reading

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To “redshirt” or not?

Ron French from The Bridge Magazine (Michigan’s 13,000 ‘redshirt’ kindergartners) has come out with a new study regarding the practice of “redshirting” kindergarteners, presumably because they were probably not ready for today’s modern kindergarten in the first place. Our district does … Continue reading

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Impact of Michigan’s continuing erosion of public school funding

Updated 3/22/13 This is the time of year when debate heats up over Michigan public school funding.  It’s also the time of year when, more than ever before, local community-based school districts such as Godfrey-Lee are struggling to avoid making … Continue reading

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School Security

Godfrey-Lee Public Schools always takes the safety and security of our students seriously and employs a number of pro-active measures in each of our school buildings. While I hesitate to provide too many details regarding these measures lest they fall … Continue reading

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