Tag Archives: MDE

Oakland Schools

The CHOICE is Clear…

Comprehensive K-12 Schools Are More Important Now Than Ever! VIEW PODCAST by Dr. Vickie Markavitch, Superintendent of Oakland Schools FULL TEXT of PODCAST: Lots of things are being marketed to us under the label of choice and as I said in a prior podcast, there is nothing wrong with CHOICE, but when it comes to […]

Oakland Schools Consultant Guides Ultimate Resource Project

FOUR YEARS AGO, Amy Bloom, a History/Social Studies Consultant for Oakland Schools, realized there was a massive gap in Michigan’s move to tie Social Studies coursework to the new State Standards. The essential, missing link? Classroom Curriculum! The Michigan Department of Education provided clear Content Expectations for Social Studies and History, so Amy simply stepped up […]

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 […]