Tag Archives: Special Education

Oakland Schools

Students with Special Needs Find Life-Changing Employment via Project SEARCH

“I get treated like an adult.”  ▪  “There’s no high school drama.”  ▪  “It’s REAL work!”  Project SEARCH is a school-transition-to-work program that provides employment and education opportunities to 18-26 year-olds with cognitive and physical disabilities. The program is tailored for students with Individualized Education Programs (IEP) and can be a fifth year of extended […]

Unbundling Public Education Doesn’t Add Up!

CLICK on IMAGE to VIEW PODCAST on SchoolTube by Dr. Vickie Markavitch, Superintendent of Oakland Schools BUMPER STICKER IDEAS… FULL TEXT of PODCAST: December 2012 was a pretty scary time for Michigan public education, its schools and the students it serves.  We saw lots of bumper sticker ideas for improving education – things like “choice”, […]