21st Century Education Commission
The 21st Century Education Commission focused on long-term improvements to enhance student achievement and better prepare students for a global economy.
Executive Order 2016-6, created the commission which was announced in Governor Snyder’s State of the State address in January. The commission was responsible for analyzing top performing education systems in the nation, identifying issues impacting Michigan’s academic success, and recommending changes to restructure Michigan’s education system.
The Governor appointed 16 members to serve at the pleasure of the Governor. The Commission completed its work and issued a final report to the Governor for his consideration. Ninety (90) days after the issuance and transference of its final report, the Commission was deemed to have met the charges placed upon it by Executive Order 2016-6 and ceased operations.