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2014/11/25 15:19
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FLINT, MI – The Flint School District has called a special meeting for tonight to discuss another revision to its deficit elimination plan and a budget amendment. The special meeting comes less than...
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2014/11/23 06:15
2014/11/23 06:15
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The Michigan Student Test of Educational Progress will differ from the MEAP in a few key ways. M-STEP is moving assessments online, will be given in the spring instead of the fall and will measure...
2014/11/21 00:19
2014/11/21 00:19
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FLINT, MI – After 58 years of historic competition between athletes from Flint and Hamilton, Ont., the Flint School District has cut funding for one of its most celebrated programs -- the CANUSA and...
2014/11/20 02:19
2014/11/20 02:19
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FLINT, MI – It is a new school year, but the same lesson for the Flint School District. On Wednesday, Nov. 19, the board heard from auditors from Plante Moran about what may have played a role in the...
2014/11/19 07:18
2014/11/19 07:18
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In June, the Michigan Legislature required the Michigan Department of Education to develop a new test for spring 2015, creating a need to reduce a normal three-year test development process to nine...
2014/11/18 22:18
2014/11/18 22:18
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Court Rules Michigan Has No Responsibility to Provide Quality Public Education Highland Park parent Michelle Johnson, a plaintiff in the ACLU lawsuit against the state of Michigan, says students...
2014/11/18 16:14
2014/11/18 16:14
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Debbie Bradford, audit manager with Rukkila, Negro and Associates Certified Public Accountants, presented the most recent school district audit. Bradford said the audit showed the district's general...
2014/11/18 12:19
2014/11/18 12:19
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GRAND RAPIDS, MI — The first winter storm of the season has forced several West Michigan schools to close Tuesday, Nov. 18, with decreased visibility from heavy snow and strong winds making travel...
2014/11/18 11:19
2014/11/18 11:19
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FLINT, MI – Could an emergency manager or other form of state intervention be in line for the Flint School District? After an audit revealed the school district's $20.4-million deficit has now...
2014/11/17 16:12
2014/11/17 16:12
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The Escanaba Mo-Buddy program, a shortened word alluding to the Eskymos mascot, pairs junior and senior students to students with disabilities in an effort to foster social interaction, according to...
2014/11/15 18:38
2014/11/15 18:38
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Throughout the state, schools have until Nov. 21 to request a waiver for the online testing called the Michigan Student Test of Educational Progress, which the Michigan Department of Education...
2014/11/15 00:50
2014/11/15 00:50
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FLINT, MI – The Flint School District’s deficit grew for the second time this year by another $1.5 million. The district submitted its audit to the state on Friday, Nov. 14, and revealed it has a...
2014/11/13 12:19
2014/11/13 12:19
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FLINT, MI -- The Flint School District's board of education is going back to school. During a board work session on Wednesday, Nov. 12, six of the board's nine members were discussing how Flint...
2014/11/13 05:58
2014/11/13 05:58
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GRAND BLANC — Mason Elementary (Lillian G. Mason), is among nearly 30 schools in Michigan invited to participate in the 13th annual Student Technology Showcase on Dec. 3rd, at the State Capitol...
2014/11/11 07:18
2014/11/11 07:18
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By meeting these requirements the district will get an extra $50 per pupil on top of its state foundation grant, Superintendent Katy Xenakis-Makowski said. With a student body of approximately 570,...
2014/11/10 18:03
2014/11/10 18:03
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LAWRENCE, Mich.—Van Buren Intermediate School District received a $30,000 grant from Covert Generating Facility to bring CPR and automated external defibrillator training and safety education programs...
2014/11/10 16:26
2014/11/10 16:26
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LANSING (AP) -- Michigan has been awarded nearly $13 million in federal grants to help improve students' health and safety, officials said. The state is getting more than $1.9 million per year for...
2014/11/08 16:19
2014/11/08 16:19
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FLINT, MI – Flint School District leaders will present the district's long-awaited annual audit to the Flint Board of Education on Wednesday -- just days before it's due to the state. The district...
2014/11/08 02:19
2014/11/08 02:19
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Scott Menzel parsed through election data on his phone and iPad at Pizza House on Ann Arbor for hours Tuesday night. The Washtenaw Intermediate School District superintendent didn't have to be there...
2014/11/06 17:19
2014/11/06 17:19
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Fixing potholes? Extending civil rights protections to gays and lesbians? How about taking over Detroit schools? Today, 138 Michigan Legislators and one freshly re-elected governor are making their...
2014/11/25 15:19
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