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 Dec. 1, 2021

When Charters Grow From Communities, They Can and Do Increase Equity

BES (Build, Excel, Sustain) started its Fellowship program 20 years ago to support school leaders with the preparation and professional development they needed to design,…

By Aasimah Navlakhi

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Posted Dec. 1, 2021

The Gifted and Talented Debates Aren’t About Rigor, They’re About Access

An interesting, complicated, and rather polarizing trend is going around in American education, and it has to do with special admission schools and the designation…

By Zachary Wright 

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Posted Nov. 30, 2021

Principals Must Be Hope Dealers In Schools and Communities

During a recent conversation, Murleen Coakley, principal of Greenfield Union in the Detroit Public Schools Community District, reminded me how much being a great principal…

By Robert Simmons

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