Charter Schools

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State Superintendent Warns He’ll Suspend Charter School Authorizers That Don’t Measure Up

Some organizations that run local charter schools could soon be out of business.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/07/2014

Study Gives Michigan Charter Schools Good Marks

A new study shows Michigan is among 10 states in which charter school performance has outpaced traditional public school growth in both math and reading.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/29/2013

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32 New Charter Schools Plan To Open In Michigan

Thirty-two new charter schools that meet “very specific educational needs” are scheduled to open in Michigan this fall.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/23/2013

Teachers Await Selections Of Charter Operators

Thousands of laid-off Michigan public school teachers don’t know if they will have jobs waiting for them when classes resume this fall in their state-run districts.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/08/2012

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Michigan Charter Schools Grow, But At Modest Pace

While some decisions on openings and closings have yet to be made, it appears that Michigan’s overall number of charter schools will grow by roughly 20 or fewer next fall – adding to the 255 now operating in the state.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/15/2012

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Report Reveals Trend Of Segregation In Charter Schools

A recent report found that the expansion of charter schools has led to classrooms being more segregated today than they were 30 years ago.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/10/2012

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Grand Valley To Buy In Downtown Detroit, Build In Muskegon

The Grand Valley State University Board of Trustees approved the purchase of an office building in Detroit that will house offices and support space for the university’s Charter School Office. The board also approved the construction of a new field research building that will serve the needs of the university’s Annis Water Resources Institute in Muskegon.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/12/2012

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Michigan Bill Allowing More Cyber Schools Advances

The bill would raise the cap on the number of cyber charter schools allowed in the state, which is now set at two.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/09/2012

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Snyder Signs Bill Increasing Mich. Charter Schools

The limit on how many charter schools can be opened in Michigan would be gradually lifted and end in 2015 under the new legislation.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/20/2011

Lawmakers OK More Michigan Charter Schools

The Michigan Legislature has approved a bill that will allow more charter schools in the state, but not everyone is happy about it.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/15/2011