Tag Archives: Focus Schools

An Open Letter to Parents, Students & Educators in Oakland County

From Dr. Vickie L. Markavitch, Superintendent of Oakland Schools, October 22, 2012 Good afternoon Oakland County parents, students and educators, You may have seen me quoted in recent newspaper articles (Oakland County school districts not happy with state’s labels and State slams Oakland Schools for wide achievement gap) or heard me say in my podcast (Losing […]

FOCUS SCHOOLS: Let’s Dispel the Misrepresentation

IN THE NEWS! READ: Another Superintendent Takes a Stand An Honor Roll for Hero Superintendents   Parents and Community Members: The attack on public education we are currently facing is unprecedented, and we all need to take an active role in fighting back. You have probably heard and read much about the new MDE Focus […]