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Detroit Free Press
Gains seen, but more work needed for charter authorizersCharter school authorizers are making better decisions about the opening and cl
Gains seen, but more work needed for charter authorizers
Detroit Free Press / Posted yesterday
Charter school authorizers are making better decisions about the opening and closing of schools in Michigan, but it's not enough, according to a report out today that analyzes and grades the performance of charter authorizers. "Overall, the sector... Read more
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MLive.com
State superintendent unveils strategies to make Michigan a top 10 education stateAdministrators at the Michigan Department of Education outlined strategies Tues
State superintendent unveils strategies to make Michigan a top 10 education state
MLive.com / Posted 2 days ago
Administrators at the Michigan Department of Education outlined strategies Tuesday that will guide the department's effort to make Michigan a top 10 education state in 10 years. The strategies, discussed at a meeting of the State Board of Education,... Read more
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MLive.com
One board left to act on Jackson County common school calendar with pre-Labor Day startJACKSON, MI – Three more Jackson County school boards have given support to the
One board left to act on Jackson County common school calendar with pre-Labor Day start
MLive.com / Posted 2 days ago
JACKSON, MI – Three more Jackson County school boards have given support to the concept of a countywide common school calendar with a pre-Labor Day start. At their meetings on Monday, Feb. 8, the Columbia, Jackson and Napoleon school boards... Read more
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MLive.com
School annexation ballot proposal up for Albion board voteALBION, MI – Ballot language asking Albion voters if their district should anne
School annexation ballot proposal up for Albion board vote
MLive.com / Posted 3 days ago
ALBION, MI – Ballot language asking Albion voters if their district should annex with Marshall Public Schools is expected to be acted on by the Albion School Board on Monday, Feb. 8. Approving the annexation proposal language for the May 3 ballot is... Read more
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MLive.com
Countywide common calendar, retirement incentive on tap for Jackson School BoardJACKSON, MI – Action on a resolution supporting the concept of a countywide com
Countywide common calendar, retirement incentive on tap for Jackson School Board
MLive.com / Posted 3 days ago
JACKSON, MI – Action on a resolution supporting the concept of a countywide common school calendar with a pre-Labor Day start date is expected from the Jackson School Board on Monday, Feb. 8. I will be covering this meeting live beginning at 5:30... Read more
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MLive.com
Jackson school no longer on state's list of lowest performersJACKSON, MI – Jackson's Middle School at Parkside has shed a label it hopes nev
Jackson school no longer on state's list of lowest performers
MLive.com / Posted 8 days ago
JACKSON, MI – Jackson's Middle School at Parkside has shed a label it hopes never to see again. Based on academic gains, the urban school for sixth- through eighth-graders is among 30 schools statewide removed from the "priority" list, a state list... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Briefsin Marquette MARQUETTE - College-bound students and their families will find c
Briefs
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 8 days ago
in Marquette MARQUETTE - College-bound students and their families will find completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) a breeze with hundreds of helpful volunteers at nearly 40 MI College Goal sites statewide in February. The... Read more
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MLive.com
30 Michigan schools no longer among state's lowest performersThirty Michigan schools will be removed from the state's list of lowest perform
30 Michigan schools no longer among state's lowest performers
MLive.com / Posted 9 days ago
Thirty Michigan schools will be removed from the state's list of lowest performing schools after making academic strides, Gov. Rick Snyder's office announced Tuesday. In addition, Snyder's office announced that a chief executive officer will be... Read more
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Tri-County Citizen
Chesaning performs well on M-STEP tests among other Saginaw Co. schools | January 31, 2016CHESANING – During the Jan. 11 meeting of the Chesaning Union Schools Board of
Chesaning performs well on M-STEP tests among other Saginaw Co. schools | January 31, 2016
Tri-County Citizen / Posted 12 days ago
CHESANING – During the Jan. 11 meeting of the Chesaning Union Schools Board of Education, Superintendent Mike McGough announced that the results of the new test (MSTEP) have been released. “Overall I’m pleased with the results,” he said. Michigan... Read more
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MLive.com
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder signs $28M aid bill for Flint water crisisGRAND RAPIDS, MI -- Gov. Rick Snyder signed a $28 million appropriations bill t
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder signs $28M aid bill for Flint water crisis
MLive.com / Posted 13 days ago
GRAND RAPIDS, MI -- Gov. Rick Snyder signed a $28 million appropriations bill to aid Flint residents with things like filters, school nurses and children's' health assessments at a Michigan Press Association conference on Friday. "We have a crisis... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Senate, House unanimously approve $28M for FlintLANSING (Detroit Free Press) — The state Senate gave quick, and unanimous, appr
Senate, House unanimously approve $28M for Flint
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 14 days ago
LANSING (Detroit Free Press) — The state Senate gave quick, and unanimous, approval Thursday to give $28 million for a variety of services needed as a result of the lead contaminated water in the city of Flint. The House followed suit, approving the... Read more
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MLive.com
$28M Flint water crisis aid bill headed to Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder's deskLANSING, MI -- A $28 million state appropriation is on its way to Gov. Rick Sny
$28M Flint water crisis aid bill headed to Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder's desk
MLive.com / Posted 14 days ago
LANSING, MI -- A $28 million state appropriation is on its way to Gov. Rick Snyder after the House Thursday put put its stamp of approval on a redirection of aid to more health assessments for children. The water crisis emerged after the city... Read more
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MLive.com
Look up 2014-15 enrollment at nearly 600 MIchigan private schoolsNearly 600 private schools have reported 2014-15 student enrollment figures to
Look up 2014-15 enrollment at nearly 600 MIchigan private schools
MLive.com / Posted 17 days ago
Nearly 600 private schools have reported 2014-15 student enrollment figures to the Michigan Department of Education. Collectively, the schools serve more than 113,000 students. The database included in this post shows total enrollment for each... Read more
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MLive.com
Ann Arbor teachers, administration at odds over new evaluation systemIn the two months since the Michigan Legislature passed teacher evaluation refo
Ann Arbor teachers, administration at odds over new evaluation system
MLive.com / Posted 18 days ago
In the two months since the Michigan Legislature passed teacher evaluation reform, there's been confusion among Ann Arbor teachers as to what is expected of them. A small but vocal group of Ann Arbor teachers and parents say changes the district... Read more
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MLive.com
Bay City Academy plans to wipe out $1.3 million debt with more studentsBAY CITY, MI — For Bay City Academy, a plan to wipe out a $1.3 million debt hin
Bay City Academy plans to wipe out $1.3 million debt with more students
MLive.com / Posted 20 days ago
BAY CITY, MI — For Bay City Academy, a plan to wipe out a $1.3 million debt hinges on more students enrolling at the embattled charter school. The Bay City Academy Board of Education on Thursday, Jan. 21, approved a five-year deficit elimination... Read more
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MLive.com
Four boards left to decide fate of Jackson County common school calendarJACKSON, MI – To date, the boards in all but four Jackson County public school
Four boards left to decide fate of Jackson County common school calendar
MLive.com / Posted 20 days ago
JACKSON, MI – To date, the boards in all but four Jackson County public school districts have adopted a resolution supporting the concept of a common school calendar with a pre-Labor Day start. During meetings on Monday, Jan. 18, the Vandercook Lake... Read more
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MLive.com
Lead found in water at Michigan School for the Deaf in FlintFLINT, MI – A building on the campus of the Michigan for the Deaf has tested po
Lead found in water at Michigan School for the Deaf in Flint
MLive.com / Posted 22 days ago
FLINT, MI – A building on the campus of the Michigan for the Deaf has tested positive for the first time for lead in the water, according to a letter issued by the school Wednesday, Jan. 20 to parents and guardians. "Yesterday (1/19/16), we received... Read more
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The Daily Mining Gazette
First test: CCISD gets results of new M-STEP state assessmentStockero, who is CCISD superintendent, said the students in the CCISD who took
First test: CCISD gets results of new M-STEP state assessment
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted 26 days ago
Stockero, who is CCISD superintendent, said the students in the CCISD who took the test did well, despite the fact this was the first time it was given. "We scored above the state average on 17 of the 20 tests," he said. The Michigan Student Test... Read more
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MLive.com
Common calendar, pre-Labor Day start gaining steam in Jackson County schoolsJACKSON, MI – The concept of a countywide common calendar for K-12 students is
Common calendar, pre-Labor Day start gaining steam in Jackson County schools
MLive.com / Posted 27 days ago
JACKSON, MI – The concept of a countywide common calendar for K-12 students is gaining support from Jackson County school boards. A resolution supporting a common calendar, which includes a pre-Labor Day start date, has been passed by boards in... Read more
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MLive.com
Generation of Flint kids with lead in blood may not see effects for yearsFLINT, MI – It could take anywhere from three to five years after a child has e
Generation of Flint kids with lead in blood may not see effects for years
MLive.com / Posted 28 days ago
FLINT, MI – It could take anywhere from three to five years after a child has elevated blood lead levels before the effects begin to materialize. It could start with kids having problems with learning comprehension. It may show up in children... Read more
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MLive.com
Annexation of Albion Public Schools approved by Marshall School BoardALBION, MI – Another step has been taken toward annexing Albion Public Schools
Annexation of Albion Public Schools approved by Marshall School Board
MLive.com / Posted 30 days ago
ALBION, MI – Another step has been taken toward annexing Albion Public Schools with Marshall Public Schools. The Battle Creek Enquirer is reporting that the Marshall School Board voted unanimously on Monday, Jan. 11, to annex the financially... Read more
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MLive.com
Common calendar, pre-Labor Day start up for discussion in Jackson schoolsJACKSON, MI – A resolution supporting a common calendar for all Jackson County
Common calendar, pre-Labor Day start up for discussion in Jackson schools
MLive.com / Posted a month ago
JACKSON, MI – A resolution supporting a common calendar for all Jackson County public schools is up for discussion by the Jackson School Board on Monday, Jan. 11. The common calendar resolution, which includes support of a pre-Labor Day start date... Read more

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