We’ve known this for years, and these new data reinforce that we are not doing enough to better serve our students.”
The Michigan Legislature adjourned for the year without authorizing the expansion of a state turnaround district for failing public schools, again thwarting Gov. Rick Snyder’s push for the legislation.
The state’s Education Achievement Authority, which currently operates low-performing schools in Detroit, has lost nearly a quarter of its students in the past year.
From Hull, England to Maryland, Oregon, Hamtramck, Roseville and Detroit, The Engineering Society of Detroit Institute will bring together leading experts from throughout the country and the United Kingdom to share best practices in education, police, the courts, community revitalization, and more.
University of Toledo President Lloyd Jacobs said the aim is to “blur the line between Michigan and Ohio.”
Instead of giving that sweater or a pair of socks that will probably be exchanged for something else this holiday season, you can now give the gift of education. The Michigan Education Savings Program is now offering E-Gifting, allowing grandparents, aunts, uncles, or family friends to contribute toward a child’s college education savings account, just by clicking on a link.
Who has more anxiety when children leave for college — the kids or their parents?
The Michigan Legislature has given the final go-ahead to resume spending money to implement more rigorous and uniform national education standards.
Lawmakers began debating whether to take a hard-line stance by holding back the state’s 36,000 third-graders who are not proficient in reading.
Michigan’s new color-coded school accountability system already could be up for an overhaul just two months after its debut.