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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 21 hours 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 21 hours 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 21 hours 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 21 hours 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 21 hours 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 21 hours 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 21 hours 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 yesterday
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 yesterday
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 yesterday
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 4 days 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 4 days 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 5 days 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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9&10 News Cadillac
Kirtland Community College, Manton Schools React to Michigan House Passing Education Budgetor the tests are really rigorous, sometimes they are not accurately assessing.
Kirtland Community College, Manton Schools React to Michigan House Passing Education Budget
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 5 days ago
or the tests are really rigorous, sometimes they are not accurately assessing. I'm excited about the fact that not only Michigan Department of Education is looking at making some improvements but that the state legislature is looking at it,... Read more
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MLive.com
What funding increases, decreases are included in $16B House education budgetfirst time in spring 2015, but came under criticism for taking many months for
What funding increases, decreases are included in $16B House education budget
MLive.com / Posted 6 days ago
first time in spring 2015, but came under criticism for taking many months for results to be distributed to educators. The Michigan Department of Education has pledged to do better this year. Students are currently taking the M-STEP in... Read more
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MLive.com
Senate committee approves legislation to drop 'disastrous' Common Core standardsthe Common Core amounts to a federal takeover of education that binds the hands
Senate committee approves legislation to drop 'disastrous' Common Core standards
MLive.com / Posted 7 days ago
the Common Core amounts to a federal takeover of education that binds the hands of local teachers. A fact sheet from the Michigan Department of Education points out that "state educational leaders signed the memorandum of understanding agreeing... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Report: Detroit schools kept millions intended for pensionsthe troubled district. He says the district is negotiating with the U.S. Depart
Report: Detroit schools kept millions intended for pensions
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 7 days ago
the troubled district. He says the district is negotiating with the U.S. Department of Education to resolve the issue. Michigan Department of Education spokesman Martin Ackley says the district in December discovered and reported that it had... Read more
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News 10 WILX
Report: Detroit schools kept millions intended for pensionsthe troubled district. He says the district is negotiating with the U.S. Depart
Report: Detroit schools kept millions intended for pensions
News 10 WILX / Posted 7 days ago
the troubled district. He says the district is negotiating with the U.S. Department of Education to resolve the issue. Michigan Department of Education spokesman Martin Ackley says the district in December discovered and reported that it had... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
DPS kept millions intended for pensionsthe troubled district. He says the district is negotiating with the U.S. Depart
DPS kept millions intended for pensions
Detroit Free Press / Posted 7 days ago
the troubled district. He says the district is negotiating with the U.S. Department of Education to resolve the issue. Michigan Department of Education spokesman Martin Ackley says the district in December discovered and reported that it had... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Report: Detroit schools kept millions intended for pensionsDepartment of Education to resolve the issue, he said. The district in Decembe
Report: Detroit schools kept millions intended for pensions
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 7 days ago
Department of Education to resolve the issue, he said. The district in December discovered and reported that it had not properly forwarded funding, Michigan Department of Education spokesman Martin Ackley said. An audit is being conducted, he s... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Detroit schools kept millions intended for pensionsthe troubled district. He says the district is negotiating with the U.S. Depart
Detroit schools kept millions intended for pensions
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 7 days ago
the troubled district. He says the district is negotiating with the U.S. Department of Education to resolve the issue. Michigan Department of Education spokesman Martin Ackley says the district in December discovered and reported that it had... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Detroit schools kept millions intended for pensionsthe troubled district. He says the district is negotiating with the U.S. Depart
Detroit schools kept millions intended for pensions
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 7 days ago
the troubled district. He says the district is negotiating with the U.S. Department of Education to resolve the issue. Michigan Department of Education spokesman Martin Ackley says the district in December discovered and reported that it had... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
Detroit schools kept millions intended for pensionsthe troubled district. He says the district is negotiating with the U.S. Depart
Detroit schools kept millions intended for pensions
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 7 days ago
the troubled district. He says the district is negotiating with the U.S. Department of Education to resolve the issue. Michigan Department of Education spokesman Martin Ackley says the district in December discovered and reported that it had... Read more
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22 WSBT South Bend
Benton Habor schools work to improve imageto change that. They had a special guest Wednesday who wanted to see the progr
Benton Habor schools work to improve image
22 WSBT South Bend / Posted 12 days ago
to change that. They had a special guest Wednesday who wanted to see the progress. The Deputy Superintendent for the Michigan Department of Education, Kyle Guerrant, toured a few of Benton Harbor's schools. Guerrant says it's part of an... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
M-STEP exam could be on its way outlevel. If Whiston's vision becomes reality, it would mark the latest change in
M-STEP exam could be on its way out
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 13 days ago
level. If Whiston's vision becomes reality, it would mark the latest change in testing in Michigan. In fall 2013, the Michigan Department of Education retired the 44-year-old MEAP exam, and was well on its way to replacing it with the Smarter... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
M-STEP exam could be on its way outlevel. If Whiston's vision becomes reality, it would mark the latest change in
M-STEP exam could be on its way out
Detroit Free Press / Posted 13 days ago
level. If Whiston's vision becomes reality, it would mark the latest change in testing in Michigan. In fall 2013, the Michigan Department of Education retired the 44-year-old MEAP exam, and was well on its way to replacing it with the Smarter... Read more
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MLive.com
Michigan lawmaker pushes to dump Common Coreperspective ... I'm actually very concerned about making sure that we have Mich
Michigan lawmaker pushes to dump Common Core
MLive.com / Posted 13 days ago
perspective ... I'm actually very concerned about making sure that we have Michigan control of our education system." The Michigan Department of Education, as well as the Michigan Coalition for High Student Standards, a group comprised of... Read more
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News 10 WILX
Jackson Public School District to start school before Labor Daydays. The district was allowed to change the calendar to start school before L
Jackson Public School District to start school before Labor Day
News 10 WILX / Posted 14 days ago
days. The district was allowed to change the calendar to start school before Labor Day after receiving a waiver from the Michigan Department of Education. The superintendents in Jackson County teamed up to apply for the waiver together, and are... Read more
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MLive.com
$5M in state funding for private schools? Democrats, education groups question proposaldisconcerting." Nonpublic schools are required to comply with about 44 state m
$5M in state funding for private schools? Democrats, education groups question proposal
MLive.com / Posted 15 days ago
disconcerting." Nonpublic schools are required to comply with about 44 state mandates, according to a 2014 report by the Michigan Department of Education . They range from safety drills and attendance records to immunization statements and vision... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Amendment pushes Redford school district merger talks alongeducational programming to the children of Redford.” In February, South Redfor
Amendment pushes Redford school district merger talks along
Detroit Free Press / Posted 17 days ago
educational programming to the children of Redford.” In February, South Redford was awarded $150,000 grant from the Michigan Department of Education to study the feasibility of a possible merger between the districts. South Redford hired the... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Kenowa Hills has 2 teacher of the year finalistsGRAND RAPIDS, MICH. - The Michigan Department of Education has selected four st
Kenowa Hills has 2 teacher of the year finalists
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 18 days ago
GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. - The Michigan Department of Education has selected four state finalists for the Michigan Teacher of the Year award. Two of those teachers are from Kenowa Hills Public Schools. Delia Bush is a 5th grade teacher at Alpine... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Lead at one DPS school is 100 times federal thresholdsaid officials have been told that three state departments — the Michigan Depar
Lead at one DPS school is 100 times federal threshold
Detroit Free Press / Posted 18 days ago
said officials have been told that three state departments — the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, the Michigan Department of Education and Licensing and Regulatory Affairs — are developing testing guidelines and criteria for... Read more
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MLive.com
One poor neighborhood, one struggling schoolfrom office. McPhail has plenty of legal experience, but is neither a certified
One poor neighborhood, one struggling school
MLive.com / Posted 21 days ago
from office. McPhail has plenty of legal experience, but is neither a certified teacher nor certified school administrator, Michigan Department of Education records show. There is, however, someone at the school with vast experience running an... Read more
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The Monroe Evening News
Students will spend less time on M-STEPhours on the test this year, instead of the seven to 16 hours it took to comple
Students will spend less time on M-STEP
The Monroe Evening News / Posted 22 days ago
hours on the test this year, instead of the seven to 16 hours it took to complete last year, Jan Ellis, spokeswoman for the Michigan Department of Education, told the Detroit Free Press.The Education Department reduced the number of tests high... Read more
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News 10 WILX
Students will spend less time on M-STEP Test this yearsay students will be spending less time taking the Michigan Student Test of Edu
Students will spend less time on M-STEP Test this year
News 10 WILX / Posted 22 days ago
say students will be spending less time taking the Michigan Student Test of Educational Progress, or M-STEP, this spring. Michigan Department of Education spokeswoman Jan Ellis tells the Detroit Free Press that students will spend no more than... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Can CEOs turn around Michigan's worst schools?is part of a more aggressive approach by the school-reform office since last ye
Can CEOs turn around Michigan's worst schools?
Detroit Free Press / Posted 22 days ago
is part of a more aggressive approach by the school-reform office since last year, when Gov. Rick Snyder pulled it from the Michigan Department of Education, where it had sat since being formed in 2010, to the state Department of Technology,... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Students will spend less time on M-STEP this springsay students will be spending less time taking the Michigan Student Test of Edu
Students will spend less time on M-STEP this spring
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 23 days ago
say students will be spending less time taking the Michigan Student Test of Educational Progress, or M-STEP, this spring. Michigan Department of Education spokeswoman Jan Ellis tells the Detroit Free Press (http://on.freep.com/1SpTPwQ) that... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
Students will spend less time on M-STEP this springsay students will be spending less time taking the Michigan Student Test of Edu
Students will spend less time on M-STEP this spring
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 23 days ago
say students will be spending less time taking the Michigan Student Test of Educational Progress, or M-STEP, this spring. Michigan Department of Education spokeswoman Jan Ellis tells the Detroit Free Press (http://on.freep.com/1SpTPwQ) that... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Students will spend less time on M-STEP this springsay students will be spending less time taking the Michigan Student Test of Edu
Students will spend less time on M-STEP this spring
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 23 days ago
say students will be spending less time taking the Michigan Student Test of Educational Progress, or M-STEP, this spring. Michigan Department of Education spokeswoman Jan Ellis tells the Detroit Free Press (http://on.freep.com/1SpTPwQ) that... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Time to M-STEP: School testing season to beginlong. Students were exhausted. School staff was overwhelmed. Computer labs were
Time to M-STEP: School testing season to begin
Detroit Free Press / Posted 23 days ago
long. Students were exhausted. School staff was overwhelmed. Computer labs were overworked. Jan Ellis, spokeswoman for the Michigan Department of Education, said students will spend no more than 4-8 hours total this year. That’s down from 7-16... Read more
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MLive.com
High school supporters make a splash to Save Garber's Poolmoney for $600,000 in pool repairs, Cortez said. The district was under a two-y
High school supporters make a splash to Save Garber's Pool
MLive.com / Posted 25 days ago
money for $600,000 in pool repairs, Cortez said. The district was under a two-year deficit elimination plan filed with the Michigan Department of Education, he said. The district eliminated its deficit a year early. But, "Financially... we are... Read more
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MLive.com
State Rep. Brunner calls charter academy 'Sorry excuse for a school'CITY, MI — State Rep. Charles Brunner is again blasting Bay City Academy and ca
State Rep. Brunner calls charter academy 'Sorry excuse for a school'
MLive.com / Posted 27 days ago
CITY, MI — State Rep. Charles Brunner is again blasting Bay City Academy and calling for charter school reform after the Michigan Department of Education approved a five-year deficit elimination plan for the embattled school founded by Steven... Read more
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Deseret News
The latest dispute in gender wars � public bathroomssharing a restroom, then the single-occupancy restrooms will now be available t
The latest dispute in gender wars � public bathrooms
Deseret News / Posted 27 days ago
sharing a restroom, then the single-occupancy restrooms will now be available to you." Earlier this year, the Michigan Department of Education announced proposed "voluntary guidance" that encourages public schools to take several steps... Read more
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MLive.com
State approves Bay City Academy debt plan with tricky contingencyreturns to court Tuesday, April 5. In a letter to the charter school's superin
State approves Bay City Academy debt plan with tricky contingency
MLive.com / Posted 28 days ago
returns to court Tuesday, April 5. In a letter to the charter school's superintendent and board president dated March 29, Michigan Department of Education officials said the debt plan was approved with a number of contingencies, including... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Bedford robotics looks to win state championshipcastle while defending their own. The team has been confronted by unexpected f
Bedford robotics looks to win state championship
The Toledo Blade / Posted 29 days ago
castle while defending their own. The team has been confronted by unexpected financial issues. In years past, the Michigan Department of Education covered the cost of each public school’s $4,000 state tournament registration fee and $5,000... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Proposed Detroit Education Commission rekindles DPS charter debatesince the current charter law took effect, including 17 since June 2014, accord
Proposed Detroit Education Commission rekindles DPS charter debate
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 30 days ago
since the current charter law took effect, including 17 since June 2014, according to an August 2015 report from the Michigan Department of Education. Of the most recent closures, 15 were due to lack of financial viability, academic... Read more
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MLive.com
Banning transgender students' bathroom choices would violate federal law, experts saydraft guidance, saying it was "poorly conceived, poorly written and should not
Banning transgender students' bathroom choices would violate federal law, experts say
MLive.com / Posted 1 months ago
draft guidance, saying it was "poorly conceived, poorly written and should not be used." He urged residents to contact the Michigan Department of Education and make their opinions known. The public comment period on the proposed guidance runs... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Guidelines on LGBTQ students releasedonline at the public comment site everyvoicecountsmi.org, by phone at 517-373-1
Guidelines on LGBTQ students released
The Mining Journal / Posted 1 months ago
online at the public comment site everyvoicecountsmi.org, by phone at 517-373-1233 or by mail to: Kim Kovalchick, Supervisor Michigan Department of Education Coordinated School Health and Safety Programs unit P.O. Box 30008 Lansing,... Read more
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The Coldwater Daily Reporter
2016-17 school year calendar discusseddiscussed the recent exit of Lakeland Elementary school and Coldwater High Scho
2016-17 school year calendar discussed
The Coldwater Daily Reporter / Posted 1 months ago
discussed the recent exit of Lakeland Elementary school and Coldwater High School from the Focus School status. Per the Michigan Department of Education assessment, Lakeland exceeded the exit threshold score for Math with a 47.8241 out of... Read more

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