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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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To Boost 3rd-Grade Reading, Michigan May Hold Back More Kids

Third grade is considered a key benchmark because it’s the last year students learn to read before transitioning to reading to learn.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/01/2015

Michigan Governor Rick Snyder speaks during a news conference November 7, 2014 in Detroit. (credit: Joshua Lott/Getty Images)

Progress Report: How Gov. Snyder’s 2014 State Of The State Goals Stack Up

Gov. Rick Snyder has unfinished business from his 2014 address, after a year of achieving mixed results.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/18/2015

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Snyder Signs Law Requiring Study Of Cost To Educate Students

The statewide cost study will determine the sufficient resources per student to provide a public education that enables the pupil to successfully satisfy graduation requirements.

CBS Detroit–01/17/2015

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Local Colleges Praise Obama’s Plan For Education Assistance

Jim Jacobs, president of Macomb Community College, said that a college degree is no longer optional in today’s workplace.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/11/2015

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New Michigan Legislature’s Early Agenda Depends On May Vote

“The May 5 ballot proposal on roads is going to be the lens through which everything gets done in the first six months.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/11/2015

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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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