Tag: Michigan State Board of Education

Mich Gov. Snyder’s hand-picked commission to recommend governor appointment rather than election of State Board of Ed.

Mich Gov. Snyder’s hand-picked commission to recommend governor appointment rather than election of State Board of Ed.

Back in 2002, Governor John Engler, one of the co-founders of the Koch brothers-funded, corporatist front group Mackinac Center for Public Policy, recommended doing away with the Michigan Board of Education and make it a group appointed by the governor rather than the elected body it was then and still is today: Viewing the State Board of Education as an […]

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Reid’s story: Speaking out for safe spaces

Reid’s story: Speaking out for safe spaces

This transgender teen is thriving in a nurturing school environment. This is part of a story series about the lives of transgender people. Read the introduction here. When he was in 10th grade, Reid Ellefson-Frank realized he could no longer stay at the public school he attended. He had come out as transgender to his parents at the end of […]

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