education

The Grandmother of two children found dead in their mother's freezer appears along side legislators as they announce plans to introduce a homeschool accountability bill in the State Legislature. (Credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Michigan Lawmaker Proposes State Registry Of Homeschooled Children

A Michigan lawmaker proposed legislation Friday to create a state registry of homeschooled students following the deaths of two Detroit children who were found in a freezer.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/18/2015

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Coalition Calls For State Ending Control Of Detroit Schools, Taking On District’s Debt

Gov. Rick Snyder said he “respects” the coalition’s work and his administration will review the recommendations.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/30/2015

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Coalition Calls For Ending State Control Of Detroit Schools

A report says the Detroit district’s “deficits and debt have ballooned” in the past 15 years, 10 of which have been under some form of state control.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/30/2015

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Senate OKs Bill Allowing Sweets Back In School Bake Sales

Brownies and doughnuts could be back in school bake sales under a measure the state Senate approved Thursday.

03/19/2015

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How Gov. Snyder, Lawmakers Are Filling Michigan’s $412 Million Budget Hole

Gov. Rick Snyder on Tuesday plans to sign mid-budget year bills to finalize a plan to tackle Michigan’s projected $412 million shortfall in two primary funds that receive about $21 billion annually in tax revenue.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/10/2015

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Michigan Pays $4.9M For Membership In Common Core Group

Michigan is paying $4.9 million this school year to continue its membership in a group developing standardized tests aligned with national Common Core education standards.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/07/2015

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Eye On Detroit Team Follows Jalen Rose Leadership Academy Senior Set To Graduate

A strong support system is vital when it comes to education. That’s the focus of the latest Eye on Detroit feature.

03/05/2015

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Report Shows Improvements In Education For Michigan Kids

While some factors related to education and health improved for the state’s nearly 2.5 million children over the past few years, economic security declined.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/19/2015

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Snyder To Ask Legislature For Boost In University Spending

Much like in last year’s higher education budget, Michigan universities would be eligible for increases in operations funding if they meet certain prerequisites.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/10/2015

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Young Fives: A Stepping Stone For Preschoolers

What if your child is too old for preschool, but not ready for kindergarten?

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/05/2015

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