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Board Of Education Takes Stance On Snow Days

State officials are recommending adding full school days, rather than adding hours.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/13/2014

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School Volunteer Honored On 90th Birthday

A woman honored at a Keego Harbor school for her dedication to students isn’t a teacher or administrator.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/12/2014

Bills Give Free Tuition If Students Chip In Future Pay

The “pay it forward” legislation would give graduates free college tuition if they give 4 percent of future earnings to the state for 20 years.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/12/2014

Gov. Snyder Takes On K-12 Funding ‘Misinformation’

Gov. Rick Snyder is taking on what he says is “misinformation” over his record of funding public schools not long before he puts forward his next budget.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/26/2014

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Big 3 Michigan Schools Lead In Degrees, Lag In Startups

The alliance, which consists of University of Michigan, Michigan State University and Wayne State University, placed last in launching startups over the five-year period.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/25/2014

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Mark Schlissel Is University Of Michigan President-Elect

The Board of Regents has called a special session for Friday to vote on the 14th person to lead the Ann Arbor school.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/24/2014

U-M Wants State To Pay For Majority Of $120M Dental School Overhaul

The University of Michigan wants to give its dental school a $120 million renovation and is asking the state to pay for 75 percent of the project.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/21/2013

DPS Students Fail In Math, Reading Compared With Other Urban Districts

We’ve known this for years, and these new data reinforce that we are not doing enough to better serve our students.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/18/2013

No Vote On Expansion Of District For Bad Schools

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/14/2013

District For Struggling Schools Loses Students

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/23/2013

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