Third grade is considered a key benchmark because it’s the last year students learn to read before transitioning to reading to learn.
Gov. Rick Snyder has unfinished business from his 2014 address, after a year of achieving mixed results.
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.
Jim Jacobs, president of Macomb Community College, said that a college degree is no longer optional in today’s workplace.
“The May 5 ballot proposal on roads is going to be the lens through which everything gets done in the first six months.”
The Department of Education reported the figures last week to the state House and Senate education budget subcommittees.
Education officials in Michigan are concerned that an increase in testing for high school juniors will lead to problems this spring.
Michigan lawmakers have three weeks left in their lame-duck session to enact a potentially wide-ranging assortment of bills.
Two Michigan school superintendents will participate in a forum with President Barack Obama at the White House on Wednesday.
Researchers say the success is even greater if she had her child later in life, according to a new University of Michigan study.