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2015/04/17 15:21
2015/04/17 15:21
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BAY CITY, MI - Two Bay County high school teams are headed to St. Louis, Missouri, next week, but they won't be playing any sports. Rather, the robotics teams from Essexville-Hampton Garber and Bay...
2015/04/17 15:21
2015/04/17 15:21
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2015/04/16 19:33
2015/04/16 19:33
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State Superintendent Mike Flanagan announced Thursday that 27 schools have been taken off the state's list of the bottom 5 percent of the lowest-academically performing schools. They are: —...
2015/04/16 17:34
2015/04/16 17:34
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LANSING, Mich. (AP) — State officials say there have been no widespread failures or network outages since Michigan schools started new online standardized testing this week. Students got started...
2015/04/16 06:19
2015/04/16 06:19
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The conference was a collaborative effort sponsored by the Michigan American Council on Education Network for Women, the Michigan Women's Commission, Michigan State University Women's Resource Center,...
2015/04/16 03:34
2015/04/16 03:34
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Michigan's new standardized tests launched this week and some administrators are not happy. Some Northern Michigan schools have had some big problems with this test when it's come to resource sharing...
2015/04/15 10:46
2015/04/15 10:46
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One in 13 children, about two in every classroom have a food allergy. In all, Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) reports that about 6 million children in the U.S. have a food allergy. Trevor...
2015/04/13 07:46
2015/04/13 07:46
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Michigan students are familiar with state-wide standardized testing, but instead of the MEAP, students are preparing for a new test to begin Monday online. Monday, students in grades 5, 8 and 11 will...
2015/04/10 19:38
2015/04/10 19:38
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It's great that so many different stakeholders are interested and involved in public education, but the pace of change has been quicker than most can adapt to. As part of the latest changes, the state...
2015/04/10 10:19
2015/04/10 10:19
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BAY CITY, MI -- Janet Greif's path to a career in education wasn't typical, but that's kind of what the Bay City Public Schools Board of Education was looking for. In her early 20s, she traveled the...
2015/04/09 11:19
2015/04/09 11:19
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FLINT, MI -- The prospect of a new leader guiding the financially struggling Flint School District doesn't seem to shake the Michigan Department of Education. Larry Watkins announced Wednesday, April...
2015/04/08 01:59
2015/04/08 01:59
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M-STEP testing: the basics of Michigan's new standardized test Ionia Public Schools will resume their classes on Monday, April 13, which means students are gearing up to take the Michigan Student...
2015/04/02 05:02
2015/04/02 05:02
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FLINT TWP. — Carman-Ainsworth Schools meets seven of nine best practices to get a one-time incentive grant from the state, under provisions of the School Aid Act. On March 17, the C-A Board of...
2015/03/31 14:15
2015/03/31 14:15
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The new standards - coupled with a tougher entrance exam - are making it harder for college students to get into teacher training programs. Meanwhile, current teachers have to adjust their lessons to...
2015/03/30 23:00
2015/03/30 23:00
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It's called Michigan Student Test of Educational Progress or M-STEP for short. "This is the first year we'll be doing the MSTEP assessment," said Andrew Middlestead, the Director of Office of...
2015/03/29 10:19
2015/03/29 10:19
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Willy Pickett was given just two years to live when he was diagnosed with a rare brain disorder as an infant. But if Willy's heart stops beating, employees at his Ann Arbor-area school are...
2015/03/27 22:38
2015/03/27 22:38
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The test will continue to use the name M-STEP, short for Michigan Student Test of Educational Progress, and be administered by the same companies that are doing so this year, the department said in a...
2015/03/25 22:00
2015/03/25 22:00
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When it comes to School Aid Funding, lawmakers are trying to make sure no one sees a cut. "I'm not trying to hurt anybody, I'm trying to bring everybody up," Sen. Goeff Hansen (R-Oceana County). The...
2015/03/25 17:26
2015/03/25 17:26
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LANSING -- Two Upper Peninsula charter school authorizers were among the seven that were taken off At-Risk of Suspension status by State Superintendent Mike Flanagan. Both Northern Michigan...
2015/03/24 16:38
2015/03/24 16:38
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While the school’s kindergartners through second-graders are focusing on improving literacy, third- and fourth-graders are concentrating on math. Recently, students took Delta Math and DIBELS tests...
2015/03/23 05:12
2015/03/23 05:12
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To require the Secretary of State to develop a "Choose Life" license plate, with fees collected from its sale given to organizations and projects that promote alternatives to abortion. Sen. Tom...
2015/04/17 15:21
2015/04/17 15:21
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