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Michigan Considers Grading Schools From A To F

Michigan’s new color-coded school accountability system already could be up for an overhaul just two months after its debut.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/28/2013

Event Notices From Oct. 25-27

The latest event and meeting notices from Michigan’s technology-focused companies, institutions and groups.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/27/2013

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Mich. Senate OKs Common Core, Waits On Tests

The Common Core standards adopted by 45 states demand critical thinking and problem solving that backers say will give students an education that’s competitive with other countries.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/26/2013

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Online Options Expanding For Michigan Students

Public school students in grades 5-12 will be able to take up to two online courses per semester offered by Michigan districts or the state’s virtual school.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/26/2013

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Center For Science And Industry Prepares Students For High-Tech Future Jobs

How do you make sure kids are prepared for college and the high-tech jobs of the future?

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/17/2013

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Detroit Charter School Shutting Down Amid Problems

A Detroit charter school is shutting down after being notified that its charter will be revoked due to financial and academic problems.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/16/2013

Exterior of the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit. (Credit: Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit/Facebook)

GM Foundation Helps Support Arts Education

The General Motors Foundation is donating $50,000 to the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit to help boost art education programs.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/12/2013

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Mich. Schools Drawing More Out-Of-State Students

Some of Michigan’s public universities say increasing numbers of out-of-state students are contributing to an overall rise in student population.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/10/2013

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Gov’t Shutdown Closes River Raisin National Battlefield Park In Monroe

The government shutdown is affecting thousands of school kids who were hoping for a real-life trip through history at the River Raisin National Battlefield Park in Monroe.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/01/2013

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Mich. House Approves Common Core Education Standards

Michigan has moved a step closer toward implementing more rigorous education standards that supporters say will improve classroom teaching and better prepare students for college.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/28/2013

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