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National Experts to Explore Best Practices in Education Funding Models

Schools across the state are often challenged to meet diverse student needs while faced with increased state and federal mandates and stagnant or decreasing revenue.

Drawing on best practices from programs across the country, on Thursday, June 2 the 2016 Mackinac Policy Conference will feature national education experts to discuss how financially distressed school districts can adequately meet the needs of students without sacrificing quality of curriculum. Moderated by Stephen Henderson, editorial page editor of the Detroit Free Press, the panel will provide insight on how Michigan schools can provide adequate resources so that every child, no matter their background, is positioned for success in the 21st century.

Kati Haycock, CEO, The Education Trust
Michael Sentance, Consultant, Education Reform