This story originally appeared on Up North Progressive. Livingston Developmental Academy Co-Founder Chuck Stockwell is considered an institution in the Michigan for-profit charter school industry. Who knew a loving parent relying on vision therapy to cure his daughter of an inoperable brain tumor would over two decades later be the...

  • September 20, 2018

Betsy thinks this is all that’s required to be an educator. To the Republican Senators who intend to vote for Betsy Devos’s confirmation as Secretary of Education because she bought the office in the 2016 election: “I have decided to stop taking offense at the suggestion that we are buying...

  • February 6, 2017

Victory! On September 19 State Rep. Charles Brunner (D-Bay City) joined other Michigan House Democrats in supporting a bill that requires better transparency and accountability with Michigan's for-profit charter schools and with stricter rules for state charter authorizers. Brunner's example for why he supports State House Bill 5852 couldn't be...

  • September 21, 2014