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State: 57 School Districts Had Deficits For Year

The Department of Education reported the figures last week to the state House and Senate education budget subcommittees.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/22/2014

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Michigan Principals Voice Concerns Over More Tests

Education officials in Michigan are concerned that an increase in testing for high school juniors will lead to problems this spring.

12/02/2014

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Roads Top Michigan Legislature’s Lame-Duck Agenda

Michigan lawmakers have three weeks left in their lame-duck session to enact a potentially wide-ranging assortment of bills.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/30/2014

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2 Michigan School Superintendents Among Those Meeting With President Obama

Two Michigan school superintendents will participate in a forum with President Barack Obama at the White House on Wednesday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/18/2014

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Researchers: Mother’s Education Significant To Children’s Academic Success

Researchers say the success is even greater if she had her child later in life, according to a new University of Michigan study.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/11/2014

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The Phantom Tollbooth: The Surprising Tech Behind Highway Toll Lanes

The idea behind automated toll collection seems simple: A car passes through with a transponder, and a radio sensor charges the owner’s account.

10/27/2014

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Still Bringing The Thrills: Behind The Scenes Of Raytheon’s Epcot Ride

Raytheon, a longtime supporter of education in science, technology, engineering and math, created Sum of All Thrills to show the real-life application of concepts such as angles, velocity and kinetic energy.

10/27/2014

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Next Generation Tech Puts Air Traffic Ahead Of The Weather

Bad weather takes the blame for most air traffic delays, whether it’s a blizzard that is blanketing Buffalo in snow or a Midwestern summer storm that shoots lightning around the airspace.

10/20/2014

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Engineered for Success: Four Women Tell Their Stories of Achievement

Four girls grew up to become accomplished engineers and scientists, one chased amoebas in a creek. Another loved puzzling out math problems. One fed her curiosity through a sash full of Girl Scout badges, while another became enamored with science during a trip to a crocodile farm.

10/20/2014

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‘First In The World’ Grant Program Challenges Colleges To Increase Access And Affordability

The State University of New York Oswego will partner with two area community colleges to help two-year graduates transition into bachelor’s degree programs.

10/20/2014

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