LANSING — October 8, 2021 — The K-12 Alliance of Michigan today released the following statement from Kenneth Gutman, Superintendent of Walled Lake Consolidated School District and President of the K-12 Alliance, in response to the U.S. Department of Education’s approval of Michigan’s ESSER III Equalization Fund:

“We appreciate Secretary…

LANSING — Nearly 80% of Michigan public school parents approve of the quality of their child’s education as the new school year gets underway, according to a statewide survey released today by the K-12 Alliance of Michigan.

Conducted by the Glengariff Group, Inc. from August 23–26, 2021, the survey, which…

Educators now urging Michigan Senate to take immediate action and approve bill

LANSING — Michigan school leaders across the state today are applauding the House of Representatives for its passage of a robust 2021–22 School Aid Budget that will provide districts with the funding and guidance they need to remediate…

The K-12 Alliance of Michigan sent a letter to legislators today calling on them to finalize work an a school-aid budget by July 1st. You can read it below.

The K-12 Alliance of Michigan today released the following statement from Mark Greathead, Superintendent of Woodhaven-Brownstown Schools and President of K-12 Alliance, in response to the House’s supplemental plan, which would allocate the remaining, and critically needed, federal COVID-19 relief funding.

“Our schools are going to need every penny they…

During a “State of Michigan Schools” roundtable today, Superintendents representing nearly 500,000 Michigan students called on Lansing to finish its work in allocating federal stimulus dollars for schools and highlighted the urgent need to pass a 2021–22 School Aid Budget by June 1.

“Educators are grateful for the support lawmakers…

The K-12 Alliance of Michigan today released the following statement from Mark Greathead, Superintendent of Woodhaven-Brownstown Schools and President of K-12 Alliance, in response to $842 million in federal COVID-19 relief funding for schools remaining unappropriated as a result of the latest round of Lansing politics.

“As our elected officials…

The K-12 Alliance of Michigan today released the following statement from its Executive Director, Robert McCann, in response to Governor Whitmer’s State of the State Address.

“We appreciate Governor Whitmer’s continued recognition of the devastating impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on schools, students and families across the state. While…

The K-12 Alliance of Michigan today released the following statement from Executive Director Robert McCann in response to Michigan House Republicans’ “COVID-19 recovery plan,” which holds $2.1 billion in federal funding for schools hostage unless epidemic powers are taken away from Governor Whitmer.

“Congress worked tirelessly to pass COVID-19 relief…

LANSING, MICH. — The K-12 Alliance of Michigan today released the following statement from Mark Greathead, Superintendent of Woodhaven-Brownstown Schools, located in Woodhaven, Michigan, and President of the K-12 Alliance in response to President Biden’s announcement regarding the safe reopening of schools.

“We applaud President Biden for making K-12 schools…

The K-12 Alliance of Michigan

The K-12 Alliance is the leading advocate for policies that support a stronger public education system in Michigan

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