MDE to make its website more accessible under federal directive

The Michigan Department of Education (MDE) is making its website more accessible to people with disabilities in order to comply with a federal directive. The changes are expected to make it easier, especially for people with visual or hearing impairments to access videos and documents on the site.


Cook: Why prospective teachers shy away from field

When it comes to teachers, parents want the best and the brightest teachers standing in the front of their child’s classroom.

Historically, Michigan public schools have been among the best in the nation. But outstanding public schools are the result of outstanding public school teachers. The vast majority of those highly skilled teachers are products of the colleges of education here in Michigan.