Teacher Says He Was Suspended For Serving Pancakes During State TestA middle school teacher in Pennsylvania is reportedly heading back to work just days after he was suspended for serving his students pancakes during a state exam.
State Asking Whether College Plans Can Cover K-12 TuitionGov. Rick Snyder is checking on the legality of allowing Michigan's 529 college savings plans to be used to cover private K-12 tuition costs.
New Website Provides Fiscal Data on Michigan Public SchoolsYou can now easily find out the financial health of each public school in Michigan.
University Of Detroit Mercy Dropping Tuition To 2008 LevelsBy publishing the lower cost the school hopes to encourage students and their families to take a closer look at the school and increase enrollment.
Before The Bell Rings Tomorrow, Check Out These School Friendly AppsVerizon Wireless spokesperson Steve Van Dinter offers his thoughts on four apps that can positively impact the upcoming school year for students, parents and teachers.
Snyder Panel Calls For Free Preschool, Community CollegeThe panel also recommends abolishing grade levels and instead advancing students only once they master content.
School Budget: More For At-Risk, Less For Cyber/Private StudentsGov. Rick Snyder is proposing a shift so much more state money is spent on academically at-risk students and less goes toward educating private students and those attending online charter schools.
Should Michigan Require Full-Day Kindergarten? Lawmaker Introduces BillNo more AM and PM groups. If one Michigan lawmaker gets his way, kindergartners would be in school all day long.
Michigan Says 38 Underperforming Public Schools Could CloseState officials next will determine whether a closure would be an "unreasonable hardship" for children with no better schools to attend. Lawsuits challenging any closures also are likely.
Livonia Public School Board Votes To Close 2 Elementary SchoolsIn a 5-2 vote, the Livonia Public School Board voted to close two elementary schools.
MSU Hopes To Retain Engineering Students With $1M GrantMSU says dozens of students could receive $8,000 a year in tuition and support services for two years, thanks to a grant from the National Science Foundation.
Third-Grade Reading, Retention Bill Now Law: What Parents Need To KnowAdvocates of the measure said the goal isn't to keep kids back a grade, noting that mandatory retention is necessary so that students don't fall further behind.

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