Third-Grade Reading, Retention Bill Now Law: What Parents Need To KnowAdvocates of the measure said the goal isn't to keep kids back a grade, noting that mandatory retention is necessary so that students don't fall further behind.
School Districts Across Michigan Gear Up For Fall Count DayWednesday is the first Count Day of the school year, with 90 percent of state funding at stake based on how many students attend classes.
Michigan AG: Weak Schools May Be Shut In Coming Year“The law is clear: Michigan parents and their children do not have to be stuck indefinitely in a failing school..."
Michigan Lawmakers Reach Deal On Third-Grade Reading, Retention BillThe bill was held up in a fight over making students repeat the grade if they are too far behind.
Statewide Survey Shows Michigan Teachers Are 'Demoralized' And 'Exhausted'The survey results provide a chilling picture of the state of education in Michigan, revealing low morale, exhaustion from needless testing and high job insecurity.
Detroit Teachers Union Has Tentative Deal With New DistrictTeachers will learn more about the tentative contract Tuesday, the first day of the school year, and then vote later this week.
Genocide Education Requirement Kicks In For New School YearThe new school year is starting with an additional requirement from Michigan lawmakers and Gov. Rick Snyder: genocide education.
Michigan Test Scores Rise, Decline In Subject-Grade AreasM-STEP results released Tuesday show that fewer than half of the students were proficient in 17 of 18 subject-grade tests.
Scores Sagging For High School Grads Taking ACT College TestOfficials say the scores suggest that many remain unprepared for the rigors of college-level coursework.
Michigan Schools Not Making The Grade According To New StudyA new study of states with the best and worst school systems ranks Michigan in the bottom half, at number 34.
Wayne County Voters To Be Asked For Extra Money For SchoolsOfficials say the tax would provide more than $385 per student in additional resources per year for six years.
How Michigan's New $54.9 Billion Budget Will Affect YouIt will touch many corners of Michigan life — from road repairs to increased dental coverage for low-income children and how many state troopers patrol the highways.

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