The Education Achievement Authority of Michigan (EAA) is a new public system of schools that is focused on the progress of each individual student that it serves. EAA schools are creative, innovative learning environments that provide each student an education designed to meet that student's unique educational needs. As a result, students receive the education they require to succeed in college or a career after high school. The EAA offers struggling students the opportunity to catch up to their peers around the state and compete on an even footing.
John Wm. Covington, Ed. D. is Chancellor of Michigan's Education Achievement Authority (EAA), a new statewide school system designed to dramatically redesign public education in Michigan's lowest performing schools.
The system will operate the lowest performing 5 percent of schools in Michigan not achieving satisfactory results on a redesign plan or that are under an emergency manager. It will first apply to underperforming schools in Detroit in the 2012-13 school year and then be expanded to cover the entire state.
LANSING, Mich. - Governor Rick Snyder, Detroit Public Schools (DPS) Emergency Manager Roy Roberts and Eastern Michigan University (EMU) chair of the Board of Regents Roy Wilbanks today announced appointments to the board of the new Education Achievement Authority System. The system was unveiled in June as a way to redesign public education in Michigan's lowest performing schools by driving more resources directly into their classrooms and offering greater autonomy to help ensure student achievement increases.