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Young Fives: A Stepping Stone For Preschoolers

What if your child is too old for preschool, but not ready for kindergarten?

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/05/2015

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To Boost 3rd-Grade Reading, Michigan May Hold Back More Kids

Third grade is considered a key benchmark because it’s the last year students learn to read before transitioning to reading to learn.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/01/2015

Michigan Governor Rick Snyder speaks during a news conference November 7, 2014 in Detroit. (credit: Joshua Lott/Getty Images)

Progress Report: How Gov. Snyder’s 2014 State Of The State Goals Stack Up

Gov. Rick Snyder has unfinished business from his 2014 address, after a year of achieving mixed results.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/18/2015

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Snyder Signs Law Requiring Study Of Cost To Educate Students

The statewide cost study will determine the sufficient resources per student to provide a public education that enables the pupil to successfully satisfy graduation requirements.

CBS Detroit–01/17/2015

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Local Colleges Praise Obama’s Plan For Education Assistance

Jim Jacobs, president of Macomb Community College, said that a college degree is no longer optional in today’s workplace.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/11/2015

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New Michigan Legislature’s Early Agenda Depends On May Vote

“The May 5 ballot proposal on roads is going to be the lens through which everything gets done in the first six months.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/11/2015

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State: 57 School Districts Had Deficits For Year

The Department of Education reported the figures last week to the state House and Senate education budget subcommittees.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/22/2014

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Michigan Principals Voice Concerns Over More Tests

Education officials in Michigan are concerned that an increase in testing for high school juniors will lead to problems this spring.

12/02/2014

Potholes in Highland Park. (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

Roads Top Michigan Legislature’s Lame-Duck Agenda

Michigan lawmakers have three weeks left in their lame-duck session to enact a potentially wide-ranging assortment of bills.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/30/2014

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2 Michigan School Superintendents Among Those Meeting With President Obama

Two Michigan school superintendents will participate in a forum with President Barack Obama at the White House on Wednesday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/18/2014

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