WWJ’s Vickie Thomas will host “Every Kid Matters: The Case for Early Childhood Investment” at 7 p.m. focusing on the important issues that affect early childhood, and the steps needed to ensure that Michigan’s children have an equal opportunity to realize their full potential in school, work and life.
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.
Gov. Rick Snyder said he “respects” the coalition’s work and his administration will review the recommendations.
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.
Brownies and doughnuts could be back in school bake sales under a measure the state Senate approved Thursday.
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.
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.
A strong support system is vital when it comes to education. That’s the focus of the latest Eye on Detroit feature.
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.
Much like in last year’s higher education budget, Michigan universities would be eligible for increases in operations funding if they meet certain prerequisites.