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A Redesigned SAT Will Debut In Spring 2016

The College Board, who administers the SAT, announced earlier this year they are giving the exam a major overhaul and cite eight specific changes.

10/13/2014

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New Exhibit Showcases Invasive Lamprey At Belle Isle Aqaurium

Experts urged that the Northern Snakehead Lamprey, if it makes its way to the Great Lakes, will be a cause of major concern for the ecosystem in and around the waters.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/11/2014

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Who Is Eligible For Student Loan Forgiveness?

The federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF) is an incentive for these graduates to consider taking jobs in public service areas.

10/06/2014

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New Technology Making Its Way Into The Classroom

In the past, teachers gave lessons using chalkboards, filmstrips and overhead projectors — methods that had limited interactivity. Teachers now have multiple ways of presenting content. Students can now demonstrate their learning in ways other than pencil-and-paper tests.

10/06/2014

Rick Snyder -- Mark Schauer (credit: Paul Pytlowany/CBS 62)

Debate Over K-12 ‘Lie’ Heats Up Governor’s Race

“You have people that simply think they can earn an office by lying about things. That’s not right.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/05/2014

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DPS Foundation To Honor Detroit’s ‘Champions Of Education’

The Detroit Public Schools Foundation hosting its very first donor recognition program on Friday, Oct. 10.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/05/2014

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Flint Schools Make Payroll Thanks To Last-Minute Grant

Interim Superintendent Larry Watkins says the money was released from the state and hit the Flint School District’s books on Monday.

CBS Detroit–10/03/2014

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‘Youth CareerConnect’ Grants Fund STEM Focused Programs

CareerConnect is a $107 million competition to redesign American education. The competition encourages local school districts and post-secondary institutions to develop STEM-focused programs that will graduate students with work-ready skills and knowledge.

09/29/2014

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College Affordability: Know Your Federal Student Loan Repayment Options

More than 70 percent of undergraduate college students take out student loans to help with college costs. The U.S. Department of Education offers several different repayment plans to ease the burden of loan payments for new graduates as they work to establish their careers.

09/29/2014

Pictured are UCS drum majors: Eisenhower Kendra Sachs, Mackenzie Olbrys, Paul Mattingly, Maddi Fugate, Bronte Spondike;
Henry Ford II- Samantha Schabel, Brandon Christmann, Justin Ponke, Dylan Garon;Utica - Jason Miller, Ashley Kerr; Stevenson - Nick Tedesco, Madison Rose, Joshua Mathews

Local Marching Bands Come Together To Raise Money For Music Education

“We start off the evening with a mass band performance of the national anthem, and that really is an awesome, awesome sound…”

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/25/2014

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