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MLive.com
'Affirmative consent' would be added to sex ed curriculum under new billeducation. But about 95 percent of K-12 districts provide instruction in the ar
MLive.com / Posted 9 days ago
education. But about 95 percent of K-12 districts provide instruction in the area, Hertel said, citing information from the Michigan Department of Education. Hertel said his legislation doesn't mandate how schools teach the topics included in his... Read more
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MLive.com
Republican lawmaker pushing to eliminate 'irrelevant' State Board of Educationthe governor - as opposed to the state board - to appoint the state superintend
MLive.com / Posted 10 days ago
the governor - as opposed to the state board - to appoint the state superintendent. The state superintendent leads the Michigan Department of Education. Proponents of eliminating the state board, and creating a system where a representative of... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
There's a push to eliminate the Michigan education board: Here's whyboard are elected to eight-year terms. A key function of the board is appointin
Detroit Free Press / Posted 10 days ago
board are elected to eight-year terms. A key function of the board is appointing a state superintendent, who oversees the Michigan Department of Education. But the board also sets education policy in the state and provides guidance to the... Read more
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MLive.com
Improper spending allegations leads to investigation of Flint schoolsFLINT, MI - A report has been turned over by Flint Community Schools to the Mic
MLive.com / Posted 10 days ago
FLINT, MI - A report has been turned over by Flint Community Schools to the Michigan Department of Education following allegations of inappropriate use of funds leveled in anonymous letters. The Michigan Department of Education requested a report be... Read more
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MLive.com
What parents want to know about school performanceabsenteeism, access to technology and graduation rates? Three focus groups, ma
MLive.com / Posted 11 days ago
absenteeism, access to technology and graduation rates? Three focus groups, made up of 34 parents and conducted for the Michigan Department of Education, shed some light on the matter. The findings: Eighty-three percent of participants cared... Read more
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MLive.com
School that fought for rights of homeschoolers celebrates 50th anniversarya significant legal battle in 1986, when Montgomery filed a lawsuit against the
MLive.com / Posted 14 days ago
a significant legal battle in 1986, when Montgomery filed a lawsuit against the Michigan State Board of Education and the Michigan Department of Education. In the lawsuit, parents of homeschooled students who used Clonlara's program argued the... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Detroit schools count 48,511 students on Wednesday, above budget projectionsexcused absence can be counted if that student attends school within 30 calenda
Detroit Free Press / Posted 17 days ago
excused absence can be counted if that student attends school within 30 calendar days following count day, according to the Michigan Department of Education. A student with an unexcused absence on Count Day can be counted if he or she attends... Read more
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MLive.com
Five years of high school can net East Kentwood students a college degreefor five instead of four years. But when they leave, they'll have both a high s
MLive.com / Posted 17 days ago
for five instead of four years. But when they leave, they'll have both a high school diploma and an associate's degree. The Michigan Department of Education must approve the program application first. "This kind of program gives more of students in... Read more
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MLive.com
Grand Rapids schools must fill a budget hole due to enrollment declineabsence can be counted, provide that that student attends school within 30 cale
MLive.com / Posted 17 days ago
absence can be counted, provide that that student attends school within 30 calendar days of the count day, according to the Michigan Department of Education. Unexcused absences can be counted if kids report within 10 days. The count numbers for... Read more
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The Monroe Evening News
Michigan schools prepare for vital Count DayDay. To be counted, a student must be in attendance and receive instruction in
The Monroe Evening News / Posted 18 days ago
Day. To be counted, a student must be in attendance and receive instruction in all classes on Count Day, according to the Michigan Department of Education. The fall count represents 90 percent of state funding, while the spring count, which... Read more
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MLive.com
Parents urged to have kids in class Wednesday for count dayabsence can be counted, provide that that student attends school within 30 cale
MLive.com / Posted 18 days ago
absence can be counted, provide that that student attends school within 30 calendar days of the count day, according to the Michigan Department of Education. There are other rules in place that would also allow them to be tallied such as those with... Read more
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MLive.com
Ann Arbor Schools boosts mental health support after difficult yearthat will help change their behavior." AAPS launched the intervention speciali
MLive.com / Posted 19 days ago
that will help change their behavior." AAPS launched the intervention specialist program in response to a mandate from the Michigan Department of Education to reduce a disproportionately high number of black students with Individualized Education... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Wednesday is Count Day: It's important to get your kids to schoolexcused absence can be counted if that student attends school within 30 calenda
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 19 days ago
excused absence can be counted if that student attends school within 30 calendar days following count day, according to the Michigan Department of Education. A student with an unexcused absence on Count Day can be counted if he or she attends... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Wednesday is Count Day: It's important to get your kids to schoolexcused absence can be counted if that student attends school within 30 calenda
Detroit Free Press / Posted 19 days ago
excused absence can be counted if that student attends school within 30 calendar days following count day, according to the Michigan Department of Education. A student with an unexcused absence on Count Day can be counted if he or she attends... Read more
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MLive.com
10 things to know about Michigan's private schoolshas rich, detailed statistics on its public schools. Private schools? Not so mu
MLive.com / Posted 20 days ago
has rich, detailed statistics on its public schools. Private schools? Not so much. That's not surprising, considering the Michigan Department of Education and the state's Center of Educational Performance and Information, or CEPI, need to closely... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Judge: Flint water lawsuit against Michigan, local school officials can proceedappropriate education can move forward, a judge ruled today. U.S. District Jud
Detroit Free Press / Posted 22 days ago
appropriate education can move forward, a judge ruled today. U.S. District Judge Arthur Tarnow rejected requests from the Michigan Department of Education, Flint Community Schools and the Genesee Intermediate School District to toss the case. The... Read more
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MLive.com
Federal judge won't dismiss lawsuit filed on behalf of Flint school kidsFLINT, MI -- A federal judge won't dismiss a lawsuit that claims the Michigan D
MLive.com / Posted 22 days ago
FLINT, MI -- A federal judge won't dismiss a lawsuit that claims the Michigan Department of Education, Flint School District and Genesee Intermediate School District have failed to provide adequate services for children and parents who are victims of... Read more
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MLive.com
13 Michigan schools earn national blue ribbon award13 winners were all designated Exemplary High Performing Schools. This year, a
MLive.com / Posted 23 days ago
13 winners were all designated Exemplary High Performing Schools. This year, a total of 342 schools received the award. The 13 Michigan schools that received the award were nominated by the Michigan Department of Education, and are a... Read more
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MLive.com
More state 'partnerships' with low-performing schools expected this fallMore school districts with one or more low-performing schools are expected to e
MLive.com / Posted 24 days ago
More school districts with one or more low-performing schools are expected to enter into "partnership" agreements with the Michigan Department of Education later this fall, the department announced in a news release Wednesday. The partnership... Read more
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MLive.com
Michigan schools closing the 'digital divide,' report saysin improving internet-connectivity in schools, Runcie said. The report - known
MLive.com / Posted a month ago
in improving internet-connectivity in schools, Runcie said. The report - known as 2017 State of the States - highlights a Michigan Department of Education grant program that has doled out $45 million to help schools upgrade technology and... Read more

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