The Michigan Department of Education produced an analysis that compared high school graduation rates with students’ scores on the Michigan Merit Exam, finding troubling gaps between proficiency levels and the number of graduates. Professor Sharif Shakrani weighs in on the issue in this Detroit News editorial.
Professor Sharif Shakrani is quoted in this Grand Rapids Press article about a new analysis of high school graduates from the Michigan Department of Education.
Professor Sharif Shakrani, senior scholar in the Education Policy Center, warns new classroom technology will not be beneficial without effective training for teachers in this Detroit News article.
Sharif Shakrani, senior scholar in the Education Policy Center at MSU, is quoted in this Chronicle of Higher Education article on the college graduation data in Detroit.
Professor Sharif Shakrani quoted in Detroit News editorial on Michigan’s more rigorous high school curriculum.
Professor Sharif Shakrani talks about issues of teacher quality and seniority in Detroit News article.
Article, “Turnout for initiative to free up teaching jobs for grads lower than expected” from The State News.
“Washtenaw County school districts see explosion in number of students attending other school districts” (AnnArbor.com).