Tag Archives : Michigan


Why the Organ Donor Registry Is More Than a Sticker on Your License

Nearly 20 years ago, while sitting in my 5th grade math class, I was having trouble seeing the board. I squinted instinctively with each eye separately, and then with both together, before I finally managed to bring the writing on the board into focus. I didn’t think much of it at the time, but others […]


Could Performance Pay Work For Michigan Educators?

Since the introduction of House Bill 4625, it has been brought to my attention by Tom Gantert at the Mackinac Center that the Michigan Teacher of the Year earns a salary that ranks less than nearly 80% of the other teachers in the same district. It is argued that this is based primarily on years of experience or educational degrees earned. While […]