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“Even if we commit the proper funding to support Michigan schools and teachers, we will not be successful until we change perceptions of the work of teaching. … Very few people want to work at unstable jobs for low pay, with little training or support, while experiencing a lack of community trust and respect. We cannot expect professional quality from people we do not treat as professionals,” said Elizabeth Birr Moje, dean and professor of education.
On Thursday, February 15th, students from various high schools in the state came to U-M to participate in Michigan Experience Day. The event, organized by the Center for Educational Outreach’s Michigan College Advising Corps (MCAC), exposes high achieving 11th grade students from the MCAC’s partner high schools to life at U-M.