Monthly Archives: June 2016

Part 2 of HCD21 Year 1 Report: Addressing specific expectations

The following represents an addendum to the original grant report. This addendum addresses the specific expectations for the “Student Achievement Improvement through Human-Centered Redesign” project outlined in your letter dated October 6, 2015. Portions of the responses below were taken … Continue reading

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HCD21: Year 1 report on redesigning our educational system

I am writing to provide an overview report on our activities and outcomes for the first year of the two-year, $250,000 Steelcase Foundation grant supporting our “Student Achievement Improvement through Human-Centered Redesign” (HCD21) project. Our project actually began prior to … Continue reading

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2016-17 School Year Calendar

Below is a graphic of our new school year that will begin on September 6. You can read some of the explanations I provided in a previous post on this site.  Copies of this calendar are available in the district … Continue reading

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K-12 Funding in Michigan Continues Decline

The House and Senate Conference Committee has agreed on a final school aid budget for the 2017 state fiscal year (2016-17 school year). The full House and Senate are expected to approve the omnibus package next week. The K-12 school … Continue reading

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