Achieve More with Michigan’s Higher Standards
from Educator Voice Fellowship Kelly Pieprzyk talks about her student’s enthusiasm for close reading and analysis in her “thinking” class.Read more
By Catherine Cushard, Education Post It’s often said by critics that Common Core State Standards are too tough for our…Read more
Steve Matthews, Hometown Life It is finally March! February, for being such a short month, sure seemed long this year….Read more
By Scott Clement and Emma Brown, The Washington Post Many Americans are confused about the Common Core State Standards, according to…Read more
Has the first state to adopt Common Core developed tools that make the controversial standards work?
Three years ago, teachers at Woodland Middle School in Taylor Mill, Kentucky, began using a newly developed tool to structure…Read more
Thursday, February 5, 2015 – 9:00am — Written by Mark D’Alessio This post originally appeared on the U.S. Chamber Foundation’s blog.Read more
This past Sunday, Greg Abbott, the governor of Texas, was a guest on Fox News arguing against the Common Core…Read more
By, Michael J. Petrilli Almost every article and column written about the nascent GOP presidential campaign mentions Tea Party opposition…Read more
By, Cathy Kotlarek If there is one constant in education it is change. Ask any teacher, and they will tell…Read more
Learn More About Michigan’s Higher Standards
Michigan’s Higher Standards puts more focus on critical thinking and problem solving, the real world skills students need to succeed after high school.
According to 2011 national testing, Michigan has fallen to the bottom tier of states in student performance. We need to raise our game.
Michigan teachers, principals and administrators, business leaders and parents.
Ready for College. Ready for Career. Ready for Life.
Let’s give Michigan students access to the same rigorous math and reading standards as their peers across the country. Let’s prepare them for success after high school.