Current Event Issues In Education

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Current Event Issues In Education

  1. 1. Current event issues in education<br />Cody Gonyeau<br />EDU 290 Tu,Th 9:30<br />Dr. Dirkin<br />
  2. 2. Michigan State House of Representative lawmakers look to more public education reforms<br />Ryan Stevens<br />Detroit Statehouse examineer<br />Michigan legislature did not pass for the federal educational grant-Race to the Top dollars.<br />
  3. 3. Why is this Issue Important??<br />The Michigan public school have been hurting financially, experiencing a deal of budget cuts.<br />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<br />
  4. 4. The U.S. Department of Education demanded to document past educational reform success. <br />The state legislature was also asked to outline plans for what the money will be used for towards the public school systems in Michigan<br />
  5. 5. The states that won the Race to the Top Educational Grant were:<br />BENJAMIN GOHS<br />Editor<br />Charlevoix Courier<br />Colorado,<br />Delaware, <br />Florida,<br />Georgia,<br />Illinois, <br />Kentucky, <br />Louisiana,<br />Massachusetts,<br />New York, <br />North Carolina, <br />Ohio, <br />Pennsylvania, <br />Rhode Island, <br />South Carolina,<br /> Tennessee.<br />Note: Is it odd that majority of the winning states for this grant are eastern states?<br />
  6. 6. Was the Legislation necessarily the reason for this issue?<br />On account the state legislature had to put together an outline of budget plan with the Race to the Top grant.<br />
  7. 7. How might this impact K-12 in Michigan?<br />Within our recent decade technology has found its way into the classroom. It has been forming a different way students may learn.<br />
  8. 8. 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.<br />
  9. 9. What is being done in result to this issue?<br />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<br />
  10. 10. In Conclusion<br />Our legislature has now undergone passing different educational budgets there will be around a couple budget decisions this upcoming year.<br />
  11. 11. Cited Article Sources<br />http://www.heartlandconnection.com/news/story.aspx?id=361222<br />http://www.examiner.com/x-42071-Detroit-Statehouse-Examiner~y2010m3d24-Michigan-State-House-of-Representative-lawmakers-look-to-more-public-education-ref<br />http://www.charlevoixcourier.com/articles/2010/03/24/news/doc4baa61a61b405517566005.txtorms<br />
  12. 12. Picture Sources:<br />http://www.michigan.gov/gov/0,1607,7-168-37483-123733--,00.html<br />Shinealighthttp://www.flickr.com/photos/shinealight/3008491313/<br />http://www.unac.org/ready/en/resources.php<br />Chicago 2016 Photoshttp://www.flickr.com/photos/chicago2016/3277193678/<br />http://www.gsc.edu/about/ce/Pages/PreapprovedPLUCreditCourses.aspx<br />Extra Ketchuphttp://www.flickr.com/photos/extraketchup/622612084/<br />http://www.senate.michigan.gov/gop/senators/photowire.asp?District=16&All=1<br />Photos8.comhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/publicdomainphotos/3706529071/<br />

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