Lindsay Huddleston

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State Director, Students First Michigan

Detroit, Michigan

Lindsay W. Huddleston II is state director for Students First Michigan. He is a former high school English teacher and high school basketball coach. From 2002 to 2011, Lindsay worked in the Office of Governor Jennifer Granholm in a variety of positions, last as the deputy director of legislative affairs. After leaving the Governor’s Office, Lindsay joined the Corporate Affairs division of Walmart Inc.

In June of 2013, Lindsay launched The Huddleston Foundation, a Michigan based non-profit organization that focuses on helping Michigan youth in areas such as workforce development, health and wellness, and financial literacy. Lindsay also runs the Circle of Success At-Risk Students Mentoring Program in middle schools and high schools around Michigan.

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Posted Mar. 1, 2021

Inside the Decade-Long Plan to Recruit, Hire and Retain 9,000 Black Educators Across the Country

Across the entire United States, there aren’t nearly enough Black teachers inside classrooms.  According to the National Center for Education Statistics, less than 7% of…

By Sharif El-Mekki

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Posted Mar. 3, 2021

Biden Is Right, We Need Kids to Go Back to School But Not Like Before

On March 13, 2020, when Governor Newsom shut down schools in California including in LAUSD where my son is now a senior, I held my…

By Anya Grottel-Brown

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Posted Mar. 1, 2021

If Houston’s District Schools Keep Taking the Day Off, Students Will Never Catch Up

There have been some good reasons to close schools over the past year—in the early days of the pandemic, for example, or during major weather…

By Danielle Durbin

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