Our EDUCATION category provides users with an extensive list of articles dealing with past, present, and future issues affecting education and educational institutions throughout the UP.
Demography is Destiny? The Implications of Declining School Enrollment for the Upper Peninsula
In his latest article, Michael Broadway takes a look at the drop in school enrollment in the Upper Peninsula and the consequences this decline might have, and discusses what we might do to address this issue.
Brookings Institution: Public schools heavily rely on women’s labor. Why do they pay female teachers less?
In recognition of Equal Pay Day, The Brookings Institution published a policy brief that summarizes the findings of their recent study investigating gender wage gaps among public school teachers–most notably that male public school teachers earn $2,200 more than their female colleagues of similar contexts and with comparable qualifications.
A Conversation with Kerri Schuiling, President of Northern Michigan University
In the latest episode of the Rural Insights Podcast, David Haynes sits down with Kerri Schuiling, President of Northern Michigan University.
A Conversation with Steve Young, Chairman of the Board of Trustees at NMU
In the latest episode of the Rural Insights Podcast, David Haynes sits down to chat with Steve Young, Chairman of the Board of Trustees at Northern Michigan University. Topics covered include NMU’s search for a new President, and the various challenges facing higher education and how the board and NMU is addressing those challenges.
My Memories of John X. Jamrich
NMU History Professor Emeritus Dr. Russell Magnaghi shares some of his memories of the late John X. Jamrich, NMU’s third-longest serving president. Jamrich passed away February 20, 2022 at the age of 101.