Marshall Plan For Talent To Revolutionize Michigan’s Education System; Ensures Michigan Can Compete
Talent and Economic Development Department of Michigan Director Roger Curtis and Interim State Superintendent Sheila Alles issued the following statements after the Legislature passed the Marshall Plan for Talent bill package, which includes SBs 941-942, 684-685, 343-344 and 175, and HBs 5139, 5141, 5142 and 5145.
“Michigan wins when we all come together to create meaningful change that pushes our state forward toward a brighter future. We thank the Michigan House of Representatives and Michigan Senate today for passing this critical package of tools that helps the state become the leader in education and talent development and ensures all Michiganders have the skills needed to fill the state’s talent pool,” Curtis said.
“With this action today, Michigan moves another step closer to becoming a Top 10 education state in 10 years,” said Alles. “Students succeed when schools have the tools and resources to provide multiple opportunities to prepare our students to become lifelong learners. The Marshall Plan for Talent is that tool.”
The Talent and Economic Development Department of Michigan (Ted) allows the state to leverage its ability to build talent with in-demand skills while helping state businesses grow and thrive. Joining job creation and economic development efforts under one umbrella, Ted consists of the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, the Michigan State Housing Development Authority, the Michigan Strategic Fund, the Talent Investment Agency and the Michigan Land Bank Fast Track Authority. Learn more about Ted by visiting our website. For more information,visit michigan.gov/ted.