With the 2022 election behind us now, Democrats – who are largely influenced by the teachers’ unions – are fully in control in Lansing. What messages did the voters deliver, and what will the new power structure mean for charter schools, parents and K-12 education in Michigan? We tackled this topic in front of a standing-room-only live audience at the 2022 Michigan Charter School Symposium and even took some questions from the crowd. The result was a no-holds-barred discussion that was lively and informative.
Bernita Bradley of Detroit, the Parent Voice Director of the National Parent Union.
Kayla Campbell, elementary educator and literacy specialist at Creative Technologies Academy, a charter school in Cedar Springs.
Julie Bucholtz, Academic Assessment Specialist at the Lake Superior State University Charter Schools office in Sault Ste. Marie.
Dan Quisenberry, President of the Michigan Association of Public School Academies (MAPSA).