18 Detroit Schools Forced To Close As Teachers Rally In Lansing Against Snyder’s ‘Reprehensible’ New Education Plan
“This is the kind of thing that leads to teacher strikes and a rebellion in a city that will not allow more destruction of its public schools.”
The plan could change drastically if Michigan voters next week approve a sales tax increase to trigger more money for deteriorating roads.
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.