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

Superintendent of the WAY Academies talks about veto of per-pupil funding increase

The Superintendent of the WAY Academies, Madeline Black, made a speech yesterday during a press conference organized to express the unhappiness about Governor Gretchen Whitmer veto of the $240 increase in per-pupil funding for charter schools. "That fact is 50% of these students reside in the cities of Flint and Detroit, and these communities struggle with high levels of poverty", she said.

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Beth Baker is elected Crain's 2019 Notable Woman in Education Leadership

Beth Baker, Co-CEO and Co-Founder of the WAY Program and Centric Learning Systems, was elected Crain's 2019 Notable Woman in Education Leadership. The nominees were selected by a team of Crain’s Detroit Business editors based on their career accomplishments, track record of success in the field, contributions to their community and mentorship of others.

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Complete your Career Cruising and Education Development Plans

The state of Michigan requires that all Students complete an education development plan. The goal of this plan is to help students think about their future and work on goal setting for what they will be doing after they graduate. WAY Michigan uses the Career Cruising program as our education development plan. Our teacher Mrs. Kimberly Iorillo has created a Career Cruising project for students to complete the work necessary for the plan and earn credit in Hero. Please work with your student(s) to learn about their goals and dreams so that we can help make them a reality. 

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Get credits by doing our Constitution Day Project

The teaching staff at WAY Michigan has created a project for Constitution Day, that is Tuesday, September 17th. Students can earn credit in Civics and English for completing the project successfully. The project has two modules. The first module looks at the United States Constitution and its importance. The second module compares the United States Constitution to other constitutions around the world. Click here to start working on the project

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