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Chamber Testifies in Support of Michigan Merit Curriculum

The Detroit Regional Chamber’s Senior Director for Education and Talent Programs Greg Handel testified at a recent House Education Committee meeting in favor of the current Michigan Merit Curriculum requirements, which are critical to providing students the skills needed to compete for jobs in the 21st century workforce. The current curriculum provides the flexibility for students to pursue their individual training and education goals. Proposals up for debate during the committee meeting would allow alternative classes to count for required credits and would weaken the curriculum