Author Bio

Dr. Derrick Fries is an Associate Professor at Eastern Michigan University in the Department of Special Education. You can contact him by e-mail at: dfries@emich.edu.

Dr. Tom Harwood is Superintendent of Grosse Pointe Public Schools. You can contact him by e-mail at: Thomas.Harwood@gpschools.org.

Mr. Greg Johnson is a Math Teacher at Grosse Pointe North High School and also the Student Data Analyst for Grosse Point Public Schools. You can contact him by e-mail at: Greg.Johnson@gpschools. org.


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