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Glen Taylor, co-founder of WAY, receives Upton Sinclair Award

Glen Taylor, co-founder of WAY Program, WAY American School and Centric Learning, received the Upton Sinclair Award.

The award acknowledges individuals who have made great contributions to education. "This year we are proud to recognize and acknowledge a number of scholars, writers, theoreticians and other researchers who have contributed to the field of education", wrote Michael F Shaughnessy, Senior Columnist of EducationViews. "Every year, we pause at this time to reflect on certain individuals who, like Upton Sinclair, have made an impact on either education or their chosen field of endeavor."

Superintendent of the WAY Academies talks about veto of per-pupil funding increase

The Superintendent of the WAY Academies, Madeline Black, made a speech yesterday during a press conference organized to express the unhappiness about Governor Gretchen Whitmer veto of the $240 increase in per-pupil funding for charter schools. "That fact is 50% of these students reside in the cities of Flint and Detroit, and these communities struggle with high levels of poverty", she said.

Beth Baker is elected Crain's 2019 Notable Woman in Education Leadership

Beth Baker, Co-CEO and Co-Founder of the WAY Program and Centric Learning Systems, was elected Crain's 2019 Notable Woman in Education Leadership. The nominees were selected by a team of Crain’s Detroit Business editors based on their career accomplishments, track record of success in the field, contributions to their community and mentorship of others.

Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Education: Are We Prepared?

AI/Artificial Intelligence is coming to your school and campus soon, if not already. Are you ready for this technological change? We may not know the specifics today of how AI will change our future. But we DO know it will be significant. There is still time to prepare our schools, colleges, and universities for the inevitable changes that AI will bring.

New Book Published!

W-A-Y has published the new book "Education That Works" to tell the story of a transformational approach to secondary education. Available now at Amazon.

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