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Grading Michigan Schools
10:58 am
Wed November 28, 2007

The Dropout Dilemma

Nov. 28, 2007
There are disagreements about just how bad the dropout rates are in many school districts. But what's being done to fix the problem?

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Grading Michigan Schools
11:08 am
Tue November 27, 2007

Unschooling

Nov. 27, 2007
Some parents have rejected the traditional school setting for their children's education. For unschoolers, the classroom is the world around them.

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Grading Michigan Schools
11:12 am
Mon November 26, 2007

International Baccalaureate Schools

Nov. 26, 2007
International Baccalaureate Schools teach the same curriculum all around the world. There is one in Michigan and could soon be more. 

Grading Michigan Schools
12:00 am
Fri November 23, 2007

Grading Michigan Schools: Charter Schools Help Education

Commentary: Charter Schools Help Education
Nov. 23, 2007
Andrew Coulson
The Director of The Cato Institute Center for Educational Freedom says public educators should not fear charter schools.

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Grading Michigan Schools
11:23 am
Mon November 19, 2007

Schools of Choice and Urban Districts

Nov. 19, 2007
Kaomi Goetz
State and local schools of choice programs are affecting large, urban school districts, but opinions differ on whether that's good or bad. 

Michigan created the schools of choice program in 1996 to give parents more options for their children's education. The program allowed parents to register their child in a neighboring school district without having to live there. But critics say school choice is decimating the state's large, urban districts.

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Grading Michigan Schools
10:10 am
Thu November 30, 2000

An Unschooler's Radio Diary

Nov. 30, 2007
Samara Freemark
Alyse Guenther is twelve years old, and she's an unschooler. We gave her a microphone and a recorder, and asked her to explain what that means. 

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