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2016 Candidate Interview Max Milstein for OCC Trustee

October 20th 2016

2016 Candidate Interview Max Milstein for OCC Trustee (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 20, 2016) Oak Park, MI – Max Milstein is one of over a dozen people who are running for Oakland County Community College (OCC) Trustee.  There are three open seats. This voluntary position helps oversee the administration and the budgeting process of the […]

State Superintendent’s Hazel Park Visit Focused on Students

October 6th 2016

State Superintendent’s Hazel Park Visit Focused on Students (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 5, 2016) Hazel Park, MI – State Superintendent Brian Whiston has been on the job for just over a year.  And though he has a lot of administrative work to do, he takes time to visit students across the state to hear from […]

Educators Who Serve Students of Color Gathering in Lansing May 21

May 18th 2016

Educators Who Serve Students of Color Gathering in Lansing May 21 (EVENT page) Lansing, MI – We are cordially inviting Board Members, Teachers, & Community leaders (ie. Key Stake Holders) to our first Listening Project for Michigan Districts Primarily Serving Students of Color on May 21, 2016, from 8:30am to 4:30pm in Lansing. We would like for you, as […]

Royal Oak State of the Schools Address April 28

April 16th 2016

Royal Oak State of the Schools Address April 28 (EVENT page)   Royal Oak State of the Schools Address April 28 Event – Date & Time: Thursday, April 28, 2016 – 7:00pm Superintendent Shawn Lewis-Lakin will provide an overview of Royal Oak Schools past successes, current challenges and future plans at the Annual State of […]

Ferndale Schools Talent Shows April 16, 30, and May 1

April 4th 2016

Ferndale Schools Talent Shows April 16, 30, and May 1 (EVENT page) Ferndale Elementary Stars Take the Stage This Month Coolidge Elementary – Saturday April 16th Kennedy Elementary – Saturday April 30th and Sunday May 1st If your idea of an elementary talent show is a few songs, some juggling and a piano duet performed […]

Guest Blog: Life-Changing Experience of Hosting an Exchange Student

March 1st 2016

Guest Blog: Life-Changing Experience of Hosting an Exchange Student (Paul Johnson, March 1, 2016) Ferndale, MI – Major life changes happen in a lot of different ways, buying your first house, marriage, having kids, mine happened when I decided to host a high school exchange student from Spain for a year. Single gay men don’t […]

Data View: Voting Data in Pontiac School District

February 23rd 2016

Data View: Voting Data in Pontiac School District (Kurt Metzger, Feb. 23, 2016) Pontiac, MI – The Pontiac School District (PSD) includes all or part of Pontiac, Auburn Hills, Sylvan Lake, Lake Angelus, and the townships of Bloomfield, West Bloomfield, Waterford and Orion. Declining birth rates and population out-migration from Pontiac have combined with schools […]

Ferndale Library Hosting Early Learning Fair Feb. 27

February 10th 2016

Ferndale Library Hosting Early Learning Fair Feb. 27 (EVENT page) FERNDALE, MI – For parents and caretakers of children five and under, the Ferndale Library is hosting an Early Learning Fair on Sat., Feb. 27. Local preschools, specialty music organizations and family service organizations will be on site offering information and answering questions from parents, […]

SOGI #1 – Sean Kosofsky Comes Home to Talk about Bullying

February 5th 2016

SOGI #1 – Sean Kosofsky Comes Home to Talk about Bullying (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 4, 2016) Troy, MI – An Oakland University graduate and longtime advocate for LGBT equality, Sean Kosofsky, returned to Michigan to be the keynote speaker for the Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Issues in Education Conference on Jan. 29. The […]

SOGI Conference for Educators Featuring Sean Kosofsky, Stephanie White Jan. 29

January 16th 2016

SOGI Conference for Educators Featuring Sean Kosofsky, Stephanie White Jan. 29 (EVENT page) Troy, MI – This year we are  Creating Climate Change in our Classrooms and Communities. We are taking our next steps toward creating safe and inclusive climates in our classrooms, schools, and school districts. We are stepping out to change the climate […]