University Prep

Type: Organization
Name: University Prep
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

Rochelle Riley: High court only deals with one side of race issue in admissions ruling

Two things were clear from Tuesday’s U.S. Supreme Court decision upholding a ban on using race, even in part, to decide admissions into Michigan’s public universities.First, the court did not outlaw affirmative action; it just affirmed that state officials ... [Published Detroit Free Press - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

More Michigan dads volunteer to help at school

Royal Oak — He squeezes his 6-foot, 6-inch frame into a tiny chair at a table with animated first-graders.Chris Lattin patiently pronounces a list of words, while students scribble them down for a spelling test.But he’s not the teacher. He’s Jack and ... [Published Detroit News - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 20 2014 - 1 reports

Mitch Albom: Denied Michigan hopeful learns tough lesson

First, we should remember that Brooke Kimbrough is still in high school. She is, as the Beatles once sang, just 17.So even if she ruffled feathers this past week claiming she should have been admitted to the University of Michigan — despite lower grades ... [Published Detroit Free Press - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 2 reports

Anti-affirmative action advocate challenges student to debate U-M admissions policy

The woman who successfully challenged the University of Michigan’s admissions practices is seeking to debate a Detroit high school student who is protesting her denial into the school.Jennifer Gratz, who now heads the XIV Foundation, on Thursday announced ... [Published Detroit News - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Detroit student joins BAMN to lead protest against U-M admissions office

Brooke Kimbrough Daisha Martin ANN ARBOR, Mich. (WJBK) -- Detroit high school student Brooke Kimbrough, along with the pro-affirmative action group By Any Means Necessary, staged a protest Tuesday to demand more diversity at the University of Michig ... [Published MyFox Detroit - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

University spotlights STEM projects

A local university is showcasing the work of its engineering and computing students tomorrow.The Seymour and Esther Padnos College of Engineering and Computing is hosting Grand Valley State University’s Project Day from 10 a.m. to noon on April 17 at ... [Published Grand Rapids Business Journal - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

BAMN urges admissions office to rethink policies

Chants of “they say ‘Jim Crowe,’ we say, ‘hell no,’ ” echoed across campus for the second time this semester as By Any Means Necessary partnered with Michigan high school students to protest the University’s admissions process.Protesters flooded the Student ... [Published Michigan Daily - Apr 16 2014]
Entities: Ted Spencer, BAMN, Admission
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

Area Roundup: Redding Christian softball blanks U-Prep

Documents The Redding Christian School softball team shut out University Prep 10-0 in five innings Tuesday in a Five-Star League game at Big League Dreams.Reilly Rupert powered the Lions (9-3) as the winning pitcher and was 2 for 3 at the plate with a ... [Published Record Searchlight - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

Say it out loud

For the second year in a row, Connor Ricketts, a sophomore at Charter University Prep in El Dorado, garnered first place honors at the El Dorado County Poetry Out Loud competition held at Imagination Theater in February.Ricketts, with his inspired performances ... [Published Mountain Democrat - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

Urban radio broadcasts hope for youth

left to right: Yakeem Tatum, Marteise Shelton, Troy Simmons-Brown, Jason Dixon (center), Derek “Lucky D” Samples and Kawanta CasonBy Donald BarnesSpecial to the Michigan CitizenUrban Nation Radio is a web-based radio station that looks to lend a helping ... [Published Michigan Citizen - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 18 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 2 reports

Grand Blanc High School principal finalist for East Lansing superintendent position

GRAND BLANC, MI – The principal of Grand Blanc High School is acandidate for the top spot with East Lansing Schools.According to the Lansing State Journal , Grand BlancPrincipal Jennifer Hammond is one of six finalists for East Lansing School'ssuperintendent ... [Published Flint Journal - Mar 19 2014]
First reported Mar 01 2014 - Updated Mar 01 2014 - 1 reports

Toledo heading back to Yakima to defend crown

Gradually, then suddenly.Toledo’s rebuilding project took time. Some of its role players watched last year’s state championship triumph from the bench, most of them were up in the SunDome seats.December brought growing pains, January cautious optimis ... [Published Longview Daily News - Mar 01 2014]

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"I will make it my civic duty to document every news of a rejection letter that the university produces to our black, brown and red bodies."
"Nobody is managing the market," said Sharlonda Buckman, CEO of the Detroit Parent Network, the city's largest parent organization. "You've got every Tom Dick and Harry coming in and trying to snatch kids from other schools."

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Rochelle Riley: High court only deals with one ... [Published Detroit Free Press - Apr 23 2014]
Live in the D: Detroit debate team is among the... [Published ClickOnDetroit.com - Apr 21 2014]
More Michigan dads volunteer to help at school [Published Detroit News - Apr 21 2014]
Mitch Albom: Denied Michigan hopeful learns tou... [Published Detroit Free Press - Apr 19 2014]
Anti-affirmative action advocate challenges stu... [Published Detroit News - Apr 18 2014]
Isn't 23 on the ACT... well ....um.... kinda cr... [Published MuskegonPundit - Apr 17 2014]
University spotlights STEM projects [Published Grand Rapids Business Journal - Apr 17 2014]
Detroit student joins BAMN to lead protest agai... [Published MyFox Detroit - Apr 16 2014]
BAMN urges admissions office to rethink policies [Published Michigan Daily - Apr 16 2014]
Detroit student protests U-M admission denial, ... [Published Detroit News - Apr 15 2014]
Area Roundup: Redding Christian softball blanks... [Published Record Searchlight - Apr 02 2014]
KQED expands, Mundt returns to Louisville, and ... [Published Current Online - Mar 27 2014]
Say it out loud [Published Mountain Democrat - Mar 26 2014]
Urban radio broadcasts hope for youth [Published Michigan Citizen - Mar 25 2014]
For kids of bankrupt Detroit, challenges abound [Published York Daily Record - Mar 22 2014]
Metro Detroit chess players show winning moves [Published Detroit News - Mar 22 2014]
Grand Blanc High School principal finalist for ... [Published Flint Journal - Mar 19 2014]
Names released for five of six East Lansing sup... [Published Lansing State Journal - Mar 18 2014]
Matt Schubert: A season of 'what ifs' [Published Longview Daily News - Mar 11 2014]
Henry Ford Academy: Elementary School's First E... [Published PRWeb - Mar 07 2014]
Breaking down the Elite Eight opponents [Published Longview Daily News - Mar 04 2014]
Toledo heading back to Yakima to defend crown [Published Longview Daily News - Mar 01 2014]
Regional rundown: Examining the area boys' oppo... [Published Longview Daily News - Feb 24 2014]
U.S. Sen. John Cornyn visits San Antonio charte... [Published KSAT 12 - Feb 22 2014]
State cross country: Brumbaugh, Carns lead area... [Published Longview Daily News - Nov 10 2013]
Author Charles Lightcap Releases His Gripping N... [Published PRWeb - Oct 18 2013]
Student: Seattle prep school pushed me out afte... [Published seattlepi.com - Oct 08 2013]
Robert ‘Bob’ John Stewart [Published Laramie News - Oct 06 2013]
Higher Education - Families dig deep for US col... [Published Times Education Supplement - Sep 27 2013]
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Isn't 23 on the ACT... well ....um.... kinda cr... [Published MuskegonPundit - Apr 17 2014]
Make sure you click on the video link below to see these young knowledge-seekers at their most eloquent! Detroit student joins BAMN to lead protest against U-M admissions office ANN ARBOR, Mich. (WJBK) -- Detroit high school student Brooke Kimbrough, ...
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