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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...
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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
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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
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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...
2015/03/20 21:38
2015/03/20 21:38
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The Senate voted 36-1 to approve a bill requiring the state to allow as many as three such fundraising activities per week. While states are allowed to set the number of fundraisers school districts...
2015/03/20 16:26
2015/03/20 16:26
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LANSING — The Michigan State Police (MSP) today announced that 56 public school districts, 15 private schools, 11 charter schools and five sheriff’s departments will receive $4 million in state grants...
2015/03/18 15:43
2015/03/18 15:43
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This story was produced by The Hechinger Report, a nonprofit, independent news organization focused on inequality and innovation in education. Read more about Common Core. Partisan bickering over the...
2015/03/17 20:20
2015/03/17 20:20
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FLINT, MI -- Teachers and other Flint School District employees might have gone unpaid next week if the Michigan Department of Education had refused Flint Schools' request for a $4.6 million advance...
2015/03/13 13:19
2015/03/13 13:19
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SAGINAW, MI -- Twenty-seven Michigan schools districts are expected to reduce their deficits, and Saginaw and Bridgeport schools are among them. Mike Flanagan, state superintendent, on March 5 told...
2015/03/12 01:19
2015/03/12 01:19
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FLINT, MI - The Flint school board approved three measures on Wednesday, March 11, that aim to improve the district's cash flow and allow it to inch toward digging out of its $22 million deficit. The...
2015/03/11 16:33
2015/03/11 16:33
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When a school's band uniforms become worn and tattered, more often than not, a local booster club comes to the rescue. When the school's sports team needs new athletic equipment, a local fan club...
2015/03/11 13:43
2015/03/11 13:43
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Members of the Vassar team pose with the coveted blue banner teams earn by being a District Event Winner — some teams have worked 10 years without one, the Vicious Vulcans of Vassar High (V2OVH)...
2015/03/11 10:19
2015/03/11 10:19
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BAY CITY, MI -- Bay City Academy officials are hoping news of their founder being convicted doesn't create any hiccups in academic and cultural progress being made at the charter school. Steven J....
2015/03/08 10:19
2015/03/08 10:19
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For three decades, Ann Arbor Public Schools has been trying to close a gap in achievement between its black and white students and a similar one between poor students and their well-to-do peers. The...
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2015/03/04 22:19
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FLINT, MI -- A nonprofit group that helps people with disabilities is suing the Flint School District for not releasing documents the organization says it can use to advocate for special-education...
2015/03/04 03:51
2015/03/04 03:51
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WEST MICHIGAN (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - With snow days piling up, school districts are looking at how they're going to make up lost time. As it stands, districts only have two options as to how they will...
2015/03/03 20:38
2015/03/03 20:38
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States are allowed exemptions from the federal rules, but the Detroit Free Press reported that the Michigan Department of Education opted to not allow fundraisers that don't meet the healthy standards...
2015/03/30 23:00
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