More than 1,000 charter school folks descended on the State Capitol on May 10 for a day of celebration and advocacy. Our hosts were all there, and they're here with their reflections on a GREAT day in Lansing. We also hear from two special speakers from that day - Principal LaTasha Goodall from UPrep Science and Math Middle School in Detroit and award-winning kindergarten teacher Vanessa Robert from Canton Charter Academy.
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).