Robert Dalton starts his day at Lansing’s Everett High School with his “Hot Chocolate Club” at 7 a.m. His students know they can stop by and get some help with a homework assignment, practice their English and check out the latest soccer scores — all with a cup of hot chocolate.
Children, teachers and education support professionals at two Michigan schools had plenty to meow about Friday, as Dr. Seuss’ “Cat in the Hat” made stops at Green Acres Elementary School in Warren and Pattengill Middle School in Lansing as part of NEA’s Read Across America Day.
Once again, our state budget is full of unnecessary hardships for working families. Those hardships are most readily apparent when it comes to education funding. Either Michigan's children just aren't a priority for Gov. Rick Snyder or he is one tough nerd in need of a very basic arithmetic lesson.