Why WAY Michigan?

WAY Michigan is an online charter school serving grades 6 - 12 across the state of Michigan.

Our Model

1. Engaging Projects - Students explore authentic, engaging, and real-world problems

2. Progress Faster - Students progress by mastering learning standards in their courses

3. Technology Provided - Free laptop & internet are provided, if needed

4. Accredited - WAY Michigan is nationally accredited by AdvancEd

5. Make Your Schedule - Student create their own weekly schedule

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School News

ALEKS Math Madness Round 2

WAY Michigan is excited to announce two of our students placed in the top 3 for the first round. These students are eligible to receive prizes for their work in round one. Additionally, we had three more students place in the top 10. ALEKS Math is a program we use to help build student’s math skills. The second round will end on February 16th. If you have any other questions, please feel free to email the office or call us at 313-638-2716.

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Spring Count Day: February 12th

Spring Count Day is Wednesday February 12th. Please make sure your student logins in and completes a submission in a project for each course on their learning plan. All students are assigned to six courses at a time. This means students should have a minimum of six submissions on count day. Additionally, they must have a conversation with their mentor about the projects they are working on. If you have any questions on the count day requirements, please reach out to your team leader or call the office at 313-638-2716.

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ALEKS Math Madness week 2!

WAY Michigan is excited to be participating in our ALEKS Math Madness competition again. We are in week 2 of the first round. ALEKS Math is a program we use to help build student’s math skills. At the end of each round the top 3 students to learn the most math topics receive a prize. I have attached the ALEKS Math Madness Flyer for more information. If you have any other questions, please feel free to email the office or call us at 313-638-2716.

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Parent and Community Feedback

WAY Michigan has been looking into our use of parent and community engagement. We are always looking for new ways to engage students, parents, and community members-at-large. If you are interested, we are always looking for new members to our School Improvement Team. Our School Improvement Team meets the third Thursday of every month. Additionally, if you are interested in helping out or providing feedback to help us support all of our students, please reach out to our office staff. You can email us at enroll@wayprogram.net or give us a call at 313-638-2716. We look forward to hearing from you as we work to make every young person a hero.  

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New Project: Tell It Your WAY

We would like to introduce our new project for WAY Michigan students called Tell It Your WAY!

This project was created with researchers' stories in mind! This project will walk researchers through their choice of product: either a speech or a personal testimonial about their educational journey with WAY Michigan. 

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Glen Taylor, co-founder of WAY, receives Upton Sinclair Award

Glen Taylor, co-founder of WAY Program, WAY American School and Centric Learning, received the Upton Sinclair Award.

The award acknowledges individuals who have made great contributions to education. "This year we are proud to recognize and acknowledge a number of scholars, writers, theoreticians and other researchers who have contributed to the field of education", wrote Michael F Shaughnessy, Senior Columnist of EducationViews. "Every year, we pause at this time to reflect on certain individuals who, like Upton Sinclair, have made an impact on either education or their chosen field of endeavor."

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Winter Break: 12/21 - 01/05

WAY Michigan’s main office will be closed for the Winter break from Saturday, December 21st and Sunday, January 5th. We will still have online teachers available periodically throughout the break. They will be available to grade projects and provide office hours to assist your students. We hope that you enjoy the time with your family and look forward to coming back refreshed after the New Year.

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