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Graphic with Facts about Education during COVID-19 Quarantine

Click on the link above to access a graphic that details facts about education for students with IEPs and 504 Plans during this time.


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Helping Students Stay In School

The Student Advocacy Center of Michigan is a unique organization with a proud history of helping students get back into school and stay in school. We are fighting school pushout and dropout every day. There is no other organization like us in Michigan.

Please use this site as a resource to help students experience more success in school. Special features include pages on the rights of specific populations (including students in foster care, facing school discipline, homeless) and our Create-A-Letter resource, providing examples on how to request a special education evaluation and much more. There are also ways for you to get involved in advocating for policy change in Michigan.


The Student Advocacy Center of Michigan works collaboratively with underserved students, and their families, to stay in school, realize their rights to a quality public education, grow and experience success.

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Thank you so much to the amazing team at Afia for donating 12 backpacks with supplies for our students!!! A special thanks to Lynnea Gery for coordinating these donations again for us with her organization. So excited to get these supplies out to our students!!
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General Education

Student Advocacy Center assists general education students, especially students facing school discipline and students identified as at-risk for dropping out of school.


Special Education

Student Advocacy Center can assist families with requesting special education evaluations, obtaining special education services, and improving existing special education services.


Foster Care

Student Advocacy Center has a long-standing history of working with youth in foster care. Our Foster Care Advocate helps youth with school enrollment, transportation, special education services, and reducing other barriers to school success.

That’s Not All!
We help students of all kinds, for example:

That’s Not All!
We help students of all kinds, see more examples to the right: