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The Escanaba Daily Press
Schools talk transgender bathroom issueto have parental consent to identify as a gender other than the gender they wer
Schools talk transgender bathroom issue
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted an hour ago
to have parental consent to identify as a gender other than the gender they were assigned at birth. "The teacher, the way (Michigan Department of Education policy) reads, would have to be deceptive. So when the parent comes in for parent-teacher... Read more
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Tri-County Citizen
New Lothrop board of education recognizes employees | May 29, 2016the board with a district budget update as well as an update on the technology
New Lothrop board of education recognizes employees | May 29, 2016
Tri-County Citizen / Posted 2 days ago
the board with a district budget update as well as an update on the technology budget. A deputy superintendent from the Michigan Department of Education will visit the district on Thursday, May 26 to meet with administration and teach... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
Genocide education requirement passes Senate, needs House OKreached out to Pavlov, who has not responded. There is no state requirement to
Genocide education requirement passes Senate, needs House OK
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
reached out to Pavlov, who has not responded. There is no state requirement to provide Holocaust or genocide education, Michigan Department of Education spokesman Bill DiSessa said, though noted there�s no question that high schoolers in the... Read more
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MLive.com
SVSU won't authorize Ferndale charter school after opposition voicedfrom Wittenberg and others. Wittenberg pointed out that Metro Educational Conc
SVSU won't authorize Ferndale charter school after opposition voiced
MLive.com / Posted 6 days ago
from Wittenberg and others. Wittenberg pointed out that Metro Educational Concepts was given a D+ rating by the Michigan Department of Education in 2008. The company received a C rating in 2007. No rating was provided in 2008, 2009 or... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Michigan lawmakers take aim at school expulsions, suspensionsabout how many kids are being suspended and why kids are being suspended," said
Michigan lawmakers take aim at school expulsions, suspensions
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 8 days ago
about how many kids are being suspended and why kids are being suspended," said Kyle Guerrant, deputy superintendent at the Michigan Department of Education. The same could be said for expulsions. By far the largest chunk of the 1,347 expulsions... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Mich. lawmakers take aim at school expulsions, suspensionsabout how many kids are being suspended and why kids are being suspended," said
Mich. lawmakers take aim at school expulsions, suspensions
Detroit Free Press / Posted 8 days ago
about how many kids are being suspended and why kids are being suspended," said Kyle Guerrant, deputy superintendent at the Michigan Department of Education. The same could be said for expulsions. By far the largest chunk of the 1,347 expulsions... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Van Buren teachers removed in cheating probe sue districtaccounts for 40% of its population. Van Tassel alerted the state to what he th
Van Buren teachers removed in cheating probe sue district
Detroit Free Press / Posted 10 days ago
accounts for 40% of its population. Van Tassel alerted the state to what he thought were suspicious results last fall. The Michigan Department of Education told Van Tassel to conduct an investigation. The teachers deny they cheated, and are asking... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Kenowa Hills teacher is tops in MichiganWhiston said in a news release. Whiston noted that child literacy is an area o
Kenowa Hills teacher is tops in Michigan
Detroit Free Press / Posted 10 days ago
Whiston said in a news release. Whiston noted that child literacy is an area of focus for himself, Gov. Rick Snyder, the Michigan Department of Education, the State Board of Education and state lawmakers. “We look forward to her continued... Read more
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MLive.com
Kenowa Hills educator named Michigan Teacher of the YearBobbi Jo Kenyon, a science teacher at Ottawa Hills High School, who won in 2012
Kenowa Hills educator named Michigan Teacher of the Year
MLive.com / Posted 10 days ago
Bobbi Jo Kenyon, a science teacher at Ottawa Hills High School, who won in 2012. The award is a partnership between the Michigan Department of Education, the State Board of Education and MEEMIC Insurance Company. MEEMIC is giving the elementary... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Database: Search M-STEP results by school or districtLocal results for the new state assessment, Michigan Student Test of Educationa
Database: Search M-STEP results by school or district
Detroit Free Press / Posted 12 days ago
Local results for the new state assessment, Michigan Student Test of Educational Progress (M-STEP), were released by the Michigan Department of Education today. Many Michigan students struggled on the new, more rigorous state exam, which is based on... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Michigan students sliding fast toward the bottomstates ... they're like on a rocket ship and we're on a snail," Arellano said.
Michigan students sliding fast toward the bottom
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 12 days ago
states ... they're like on a rocket ship and we're on a snail," Arellano said. But Martin Ackley, spokesman for the Michigan Department of Education, expressed optimism that current efforts to change the trajectory will be successful. "The... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Michigan students sliding fast toward the bottomstates ... they're like on a rocket ship and we're on a snail," Arellano said.
Michigan students sliding fast toward the bottom
Detroit Free Press / Posted 12 days ago
states ... they're like on a rocket ship and we're on a snail," Arellano said. But Martin Ackley, spokesman for the Michigan Department of Education, expressed optimism that current efforts to change the trajectory will be successful. "The... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
Teacher transparency: Does Michigan fall short?is, and then there's usually a little blurb for the basis for the discipline.”
Teacher transparency: Does Michigan fall short?
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 12 days ago
is, and then there's usually a little blurb for the basis for the discipline.” According to Leah Breen, with the Michigan Department of Education, Michigan’s practice probably won’t be changing anytime soon. She advises concerned parents... Read more
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The Daily Mining Gazette
Gladstone addresses transgender student issuerequired to do so. "Needless to say there's a multitude of us that are very up
Gladstone addresses transgender student issue
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
required to do so. "Needless to say there's a multitude of us that are very upset with this, and we were calling of the Michigan Department of Education and stuff today, and all we get is recordings," said Bea Micheau. "I'd like to know where... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Gladstone addresses transgender student issuerequired to do so. "Needless to say there's a multitude of us that are very up
Gladstone addresses transgender student issue
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 14 days ago
required to do so. "Needless to say there's a multitude of us that are very upset with this, and we were calling of the Michigan Department of Education and stuff today, and all we get is recordings," said Bea Micheau. "I'd like to know where... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Ivan RyanMichigan University, the University of Michigan, Menominee and Delta-Schoolcraf
Ivan Ryan
The Mining Journal / Posted 15 days ago
Michigan University, the University of Michigan, Menominee and Delta-Schoolcraft Intermediate School Districts, the Michigan Department of Education at the University of Michigan, and several high schools in the U.P. (Newberry, Gwinn and... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Ivan RyanMichigan University, the University of Michigan, Menominee and Delta-Schoolcraf
Ivan Ryan
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 15 days ago
Michigan University, the University of Michigan, Menominee and Delta-Schoolcraft Intermediate School Districts, the Michigan Department of Education at the University of Michigan, and several high schools in the U.P. (Newberry, Gwinn and... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Fed's letter on transgender students sends 'powerful message' to schoolsand those questioning their sexuality or LGBTQ — faced a firestorm of criticism
Fed's letter on transgender students sends 'powerful message' to schools
Detroit Free Press / Posted 17 days ago
and those questioning their sexuality or LGBTQ — faced a firestorm of criticism. That policy is being proposed by the Michigan Department of Education and the State Board of Education. Several lawmakers — Rep. Phil Potvin, R-Cadillac; Sen.... Read more
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News 10 WILX
Waverly Community Schools looking to start school before Labor Day, August 29 is the recommended dateWaverly Community schools is among the Lansing area school districts that has a
Waverly Community Schools looking to start school before Labor Day, August 29 is the recommended date
News 10 WILX / Posted 18 days ago
Waverly Community schools is among the Lansing area school districts that has applied for and was granted a waiver from the Michigan Department of Education to start school before Labor Day. According to a report from Waverly's Board of Education... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
LGBTQ plan in schools a lightning rod for debateshowed up that the meeting room reached capacity and many were forced to wait i
LGBTQ plan in schools a lightning rod for debate
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 20 days ago
showed up that the meeting room reached capacity and many were forced to wait in the lobby of the building that houses the Michigan Department of Education in Lansing. The breakdown: 120 people spoke. Of them, 49 supported the policy, 67 were... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Michigan education board urged to rethink proposed LGBTQ policySen. Tom Casperson, R-Escanaba, each blasted the proposed policy. That policy h
Michigan education board urged to rethink proposed LGBTQ policy
Detroit Free Press / Posted 21 days ago
Sen. Tom Casperson, R-Escanaba, each blasted the proposed policy. That policy has been a lightning rod for debate since the Michigan Department of Education first brought it to the board during a meeting in March. The goal, state education officials... Read more
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MLive.com
Look up average 2014-15 teacher salaries in your Michigan school districtfor public school teachers in Michigan averaged $61,978 in 2014-15, according t
Look up average 2014-15 teacher salaries in your Michigan school district
MLive.com / Posted 22 days ago
for public school teachers in Michigan averaged $61,978 in 2014-15, according to data released earlier this year by the Michigan Department of Education. It's the fourth consecutive year that teacher salaries have dropped. Average salaries... Read more
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York Daily Record
Detroit teacher sick-out closes nearly all schools97 schools is adversely affecting students and families. And he said the distri
Detroit teacher sick-out closes nearly all schools
York Daily Record / Posted 28 days ago
97 schools is adversely affecting students and families. And he said the district could lose $2 million in state aid if the Michigan Department of Education opts to penalize the district for the lost day. Hundreds of Detroit teachers rallied at the... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Detroit teacher sick-out closes nearly all schools97 schools is adversely affecting students and families. And he said the distri
Detroit teacher sick-out closes nearly all schools
Detroit Free Press / Posted 28 days ago
97 schools is adversely affecting students and families. And he said the district could lose $2 million in state aid if the Michigan Department of Education opts to penalize the district for the lost day. Hundreds of Detroit teachers rallied at the... Read more
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Daily Journal
Detroit teacher sick-out closes nearly all schools97 schools is adversely affecting students and families. And he said the distri
Detroit teacher sick-out closes nearly all schools
Daily Journal / Posted 28 days ago
97 schools is adversely affecting students and families. And he said the district could lose $2 million in state aid if the Michigan Department of Education opts to penalize the district for the lost day. Hundreds of Detroit teachers rallied at the... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Detroit teacher sick-out closes nearly all schools97 schools is adversely affecting students and families. And he said the distri
Detroit teacher sick-out closes nearly all schools
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 28 days ago
97 schools is adversely affecting students and families. And he said the district could lose $2 million in state aid if the Michigan Department of Education opts to penalize the district for the lost day. Hundreds of Detroit teachers rallied at the... Read more
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Daily Record
Detroit teacher sick-out closes nearly all schools97 schools is adversely affecting students and families. And he said the distri
Detroit teacher sick-out closes nearly all schools
Daily Record / Posted 28 days ago
97 schools is adversely affecting students and families. And he said the district could lose $2 million in state aid if the Michigan Department of Education opts to penalize the district for the lost day. Hundreds of Detroit teachers rallied at the... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Detroit teacher sick-out closes nearly all schools97 schools is adversely affecting students and families. And he said the distri
Detroit teacher sick-out closes nearly all schools
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 28 days ago
97 schools is adversely affecting students and families. And he said the district could lose $2 million in state aid if the Michigan Department of Education opts to penalize the district for the lost day. Hundreds of Detroit teachers rallied at the... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Detroit teacher sick-out closes nearly all schools97 schools is adversely affecting students and families. And he said the distri
Detroit teacher sick-out closes nearly all schools
The Arizona Republic / Posted 28 days ago
97 schools is adversely affecting students and families. And he said the district could lose $2 million in state aid if the Michigan Department of Education opts to penalize the district for the lost day. Hundreds of Detroit teachers rallied at the... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Rhodes denies telling teachers pay would go past June 30today is adversely affecting students and families. And he said the district co
Rhodes denies telling teachers pay would go past June 30
Detroit Free Press / Posted 28 days ago
today is adversely affecting students and families. And he said the district could lose $2 million in state aid if the Michigan Department of Education opts to penalize the district for the lost day. Those who opt for an extended pay period... Read more
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MLive.com
See fall 2015 enrollment, subsidized lunch numbers for Michigan schoolsof students who qualify for the subsidized lunch program. That's based on new
See fall 2015 enrollment, subsidized lunch numbers for Michigan schools
MLive.com / Posted 29 days ago
of students who qualify for the subsidized lunch program. That's based on new data recently posted online by the Michigan Department of Education. The reports show the student count for fall 2015 for each Michigan school district and... Read more
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MLive.com
Subsidized lunch rates on decline and 6 more facts about Michigan schoolspublic school students who qualify for the subsidized lunch program has decline
Subsidized lunch rates on decline and 6 more facts about Michigan schools
MLive.com / Posted 29 days ago
public school students who qualify for the subsidized lunch program has declined, according to the latest numbers from the Michigan Department of Education. About 46 percent of Michigan K-12 students enrolled in the free and reduced-price lunch... Read more
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MLive.com
AAPS sees largest 5-year gains in African American, special education graduation ratesstudent accounting, gave the board of education a presentation Wednesday on the
AAPS sees largest 5-year gains in African American, special education graduation rates
MLive.com / Posted a month ago
student accounting, gave the board of education a presentation Wednesday on the graduation data, which was released by the Michigan Department of Education in March. The trustees focused on a five-year comparison, noting that AAPS' graduation rate... Read more
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The Coldwater Daily Reporter
Early college program to begin next school yearCOLDWATER — Coldwater Community Schools Superintendent Terry Boguth announced t
Early college program to begin next school year
The Coldwater Daily Reporter / Posted 1 months ago
COLDWATER — Coldwater Community Schools Superintendent Terry Boguth announced the recent approval from the Michigan Department of Education for an early college program to the Coldwater Board of Education Monday night.“We are the second school in... Read more
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The Coldwater Daily Reporter
Bronson utilized Blueprint for schoolsBRONSON — Bronson Community Schools has been working on a “Blueprint for Turnar
Bronson utilized Blueprint for schools
The Coldwater Daily Reporter / Posted 1 months ago
BRONSON — Bronson Community Schools has been working on a “Blueprint for Turnaround” which came through the Michigan Department of Education. Although the title may sound like the district needs to make major changes, in this case it is helping a... Read more

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