Current Event Issues In EducationWebinar Transcript
Current event issues in education Cody Gonyeau EDU 290 Tu,Th 9:30 Dr. Dirkin
Michigan State House of Representative lawmakers look to more public education reforms Ryan Stevens Detroit Statehouse examineer Michigan legislature did not pass for the federal educational grant-Race to the Top dollars.
Why is this Issue Important?? The Michigan public school have been hurting financially, experiencing a deal of budget cuts. The state legislature was hoping to be one of the states that could be promoted with this educational grant which would have saved a lot of jobs
The U.S. Department of Education demanded to document past educational reform success. The state legislature was also asked to outline plans for what the money will be used for towards the public school systems in Michigan
The states that won the Race to the Top Educational Grant were: BENJAMIN GOHS Editor Charlevoix Courier Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee. Note: Is it odd that majority of the winning states for this grant are eastern states?
Was the Legislation necessarily the reason for this issue? On account the state legislature had to put together an outline of budget plan with the Race to the Top grant.
How might this impact K-12 in Michigan? Within our recent decade technology has found its way into the classroom. It has been forming a different way students may learn.
Another reason why we could have used this grant in Michigan is we could save and increase the number of teaching jobs available in our state.
What is being done in result to this issue? The state legislature has realized how important it is to focus on grants directed towards our educational system. Our state is now going to try to apply for grants with a stronger budget outline
In Conclusion Our legislature has now undergone passing different educational budgets there will be around a couple budget decisions this upcoming year.