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2014/07/28 08:52
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DETROIT — State schools Superintendent Mike Flanagan will host representatives from Michigan�s charter school authorizers today. The meeting is the first of two this week as Flanagan shapes his plan...
2014/07/28 08:52
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2014/07/25 16:00
2014/07/25 16:00
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The Michigan Department of Education announced new household income guidelines that are used to determine eligibility for free and reduced-price school meals. The new guidelines will be used for the...
2014/07/25 03:57
2014/07/25 03:57
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The fall 2013 MEAP scores for the Coloma Community Schools are now reinstated. The district filed an appeal with the Michigan Department of Education after an investigation found a breach in testing...
2014/07/23 21:52
2014/07/23 21:52
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Free party for kids Get ready for a big free birthday party in West Michigan as Maranda�s Park Parties celebrate 20 years. The Battle Creek Maranda Park Party will be from noon to 2 p.m. July 31 at...
2014/07/23 12:34
2014/07/23 12:34
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A two week public comment period is happening, as the public gets a chance to weigh-in on standardized testing. The state is moving away from the Michigan Educational Assessment Program, or the MEAP...
2014/07/22 19:52
2014/07/22 19:52
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LANSING — The public can offer their thoughts on a new standardized test in a forum July 30 in Lansing. The Michigan Department of Education said it will hold a hearing from 9 a.m. to noon in the...
2014/07/22 15:14
2014/07/22 15:14
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According to a Michigan Tech press release, children are naturally curious about everything around them. They want to know how and why things work. Then, around middle school age, many of them lose...
2014/07/20 12:19
2014/07/20 12:19
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FLINT, MI – Money raised by Genesee Area Skill Center students to fund field trips and club competitions was instead used by the Flint School District to purchase iPads, a 70-inch television and a...
2014/07/20 04:30
2014/07/20 04:30
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The Free Press� recent investigation into Michigan�s charter schools brought to the forefront what we in the education community have been talking about for years: accountability, oversight and...
2014/07/19 18:52
2014/07/19 18:52
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CHARLOTTE — When officials with Charlotte Assembly of God Church decided to bring free summer lunches to Oak Park, word spread slowly. Now, midway through the season, the daily noon lunches, offered...
2014/07/19 18:52
2014/07/19 18:52
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EAST LANSING — Michigan�s largest teachers union kept its promise to right-size the organization in the face of a tough economy and cuts to public schools, federal records show. The East...
2014/07/19 06:52
2014/07/19 06:52
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This year marks the 23rd year of charter schools. Charters are increasingly popular (70 percent of Americans favor charter schools in a 2011 Pew Research poll) and over 2 million students across the...
2014/07/17 22:19
2014/07/17 22:19
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FLINT, MI – Flint School District Interim Superintendent Larry Watkins told a room full of superintendents from across Genesee County earlier this week that his district wants more time to get out of...
2014/07/16 04:59
2014/07/16 04:59
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Maranda Park Party offers free family fun Thursday Get ready for one of the biggest free birthday parties in West Michigan. Maranda's Park Parties celebrate 20 years and the fun continues Thursday at...
2014/07/11 04:30
2014/07/11 04:30
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State lawmakers can expect to see legislation introduced in the next month or two tightening up the statute regulating charter schools in Michigan. Senate Majority Leader Randy Richardville,...
2014/07/10 18:19
2014/07/10 18:19
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FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Flint's public school district has approved outsourcing 185 positions including substitute teachers, technology positions and school safety advocates. The Flint Journal reports...
2014/07/10 03:35
2014/07/10 03:35
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Two Accused of Child Abuse, Torture in Grand Traverse CountyTwo Accused of Child Abuse, Torture in Grand Traverse County A couple faces serious charges after police say they abused a young child. It...
2014/07/08 22:35
2014/07/08 22:35
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Test results to show how school districts are doing across the state have been released and now local districts are evaluating where they stand. The Michigan Department of Education released results...
2014/07/08 15:19
2014/07/08 15:19
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According to a statement from Superintendent Mike Flanagan's office, the Michigan Department of Education will establish measures of the "the transparency, academic, and financial practices of the...
2014/07/07 22:31
2014/07/07 22:31
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State school Superintendent Mike Flanagan announced today he is �giving notice� to Michigan�s charter school authorizers that he �will be exercising his statutory authority� to prevent them from...
2014/07/28 08:52
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