Michigan schools

Kathy Hoekstra: Saginaw schools struggle to let go of the past

Many people reading this may only associate Saginaw schools with their athletics.  Saginaw and Arthur Hill High Schools each hold multiple state titles with many alumni making their way to Division I colleges, and beyond: Saginaw High boasts the NBA’s Draymond Green and the NFL’s LaMarr Woodley, while Arthur Hill sent Jason Richardson into the … Continue Reading →

Gary Wolfram: How to improve the state of our schools

Gov. Rick Snyder’s state of the state address included an appeal to improve the quality of education in Michigan.  The governor’s suggestions are likely to make minor improvements—including all-year school attendance in some districts and some method of teacher evaluation. But it is not likely that these changes will have a major effect on the … Continue Reading →