Detroit Students In State-Run Schools Say They Don't Mind A Much Shorter Summer BreakWhile other kids are in the pool — many Detroit students are still in class.
No Vote On Expansion Of District For Bad SchoolsThe Michigan Legislature adjourned for the year without authorizing the expansion of a state turnaround district for failing public schools, again thwarting Gov. Rick Snyder's push for the legislation.
Michigan Legislature Adjourns For The YearA flurry of activity for lawmakers in Lansing, passing a number of bills on their last working day of 2013.
District For Struggling Schools Loses StudentsThe state's Education Achievement Authority, which currently operates low-performing schools in Detroit, has lost nearly a quarter of its students in the past year.
Snyder Signs Law Letting K-12 Districts Be ClosedGov. Rick Snyder signed a law earlier this week laying the groundwork for two deficit-ridden Michigan school districts to be closed before the fall and for their students to be sent to schools nearby.
Michigan House OKs Failing School Oversight BillThe Republican-led House approved legislation to give the state control over more of Michigan's lowest-performing public schools, sparking a fiery debate over the course of action needed to help persistently failing students succeed in the classroom.
Michigan House Panel Passes School Oversight BillA Republican-controlled education committee on Wednesday forwarded to the full House for a vote a bill that would expand the state's authority to take the reins at low-performing schools.
Board Votes To Remove Detroit Schools From Education Achievement AuthorityThe Detroit Board of Education has voted to wipe-out all the changes implemented under Michigan's old Emergency Manager law.

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