education

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

The Tap Room will participate in the new Brewing Certificate Program Partnership with CMU. (Credit: Steve Jessmore/Central Michigan)

Central Michigan University Launches Beer-Making Program

The undergraduate program is specifically aimed at providing a “hands-on education focused on craft beer.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/25/2014

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Marriage Made In The Heavens: Storm-Chasing Engineers Share Passion For Extreme Weather

Storm chaser Scott Nicholson remembers the day he first fell in love with extreme weather.

09/22/2014

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For The Love Of Science

The school year has begun, and Debra Palmer’s fifth-grade class is learning the usual subjects. There’s some math, some English – and of course, the kids will also design their own underwater robots.

09/22/2014

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Why Every College Student Should File A FAFSA

The federal government provides billions in grants, loans and work-study opportunities to undergraduate and graduate students each year.

09/22/2014

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