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

WAY Michigan on WXYZ Detroit

Our Assistant Director, James Middleditch, was interviewed today (December 4th) by WXYZ Detroit to discuss the increase in Virtual School enrollment, benefits of Virtual Schools, and the difference between Virtual Schools and Homeschooling. The interview will be on channel 7 news at 6:30am on Thursday December 5th. After the interview airs the article will be posted on the WXYZ website to be viewed. We invite you to watch the interview and share this news with friends, families, and neighbors. 

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Final Grade Level changes will be in January

Final Grade level changes will be taking place when we return from the Winter break in January. Once the grade level changes have taken place then your student will be responsible to test at that grade level. We ask that you support your student in finishing the work necessary to be in the grade they wish to test in by our Winter Break. If you have any questions about the grade level changes or how they will affect your student please give us a call at the office at 313-638-2716 or email enroll@wayprogram.net.

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ALEKS Math Madness is back!

ALEKS Math Madness is returning to WAY Michigan. ALEKS Math is a support program we offer for students to improve their skills in mathematics. For the last two years we have participated in this event with the other WAY Academy schools.

The Kickoff begins December 1st through the 15th. More information inside.

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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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