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State of Oakland County Schools 2015 VIDEO Resources

A Decade of Education in Oakland County: Then, Now and Looking Ahead… Image l to r: Barbara DeMarco, Dr. Tim Meyer, Dr. Vickie Markavitch Oakland Schools and the Oakland County School Boards Association partnered on Wednesday, March 18, 2015 to bring Oakland County residents a comprehensive view of education in our county. Dr. Vickie L. […]

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Working Together for Public Education 2015

The recent election in Michigan has underscored the need for all partisan corners to pull together in support of our school children. What can you do to help Michigan schools mend? Superintendent of Oakland Schools, Dr. Vickie L. Markavitch, talks about the importance of citizen voices in public education policy-making in her new podcast… Click […]

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Once Upon a Time in Oakland County…

…It’s a REAL STORY (not a Fairy-Tale) That You Need to Read! “It is going to be a story about something that has been the fabric of American life and opportunity for centuries. It is a story about American ideals, about equal opportunity, about American ingenuity. It is a story, about public education and all […]

LOCAL LESSONS: Oakland County and the Civil War

Students to learn about Civil War with NEW hands-on, local history lessons… “These lessons help students connect with their own local history, with real individuals who served in the Civil War. This curriculum requires students to grapple with primary source materials, the real stuff of history, instead of a textbook. It requires a student to […]

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Oh No – Not Again!

From Dr. Vickie L. Markavitch, Superintendent of Oakland Schools: I am deeply troubled by the education budgets coming out of Lansing. Even though thousands of voters were clear in their message to Lansing on several extreme legislative efforts in the November election and during December’s lame duck session, a force in Lansing is intent on […]

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COMMON CORE: Curse or Cure? Oakland Schools Responds

View informative NEW PODCAST to hear about the benefits of the Michigan Common Core Standards. Presented by Dr. Michael Yocum, Executive Director of Learning Services, Oakland Schools, and Consultants Valerie Mills and Delia DeCourcy. An excerpt: “The nature of work in America has changed. But because education has not kept pace with these changes, a […]

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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 […]