Michigan Department of Education


Every Kid Matters: Great Start To Quality, June 24, 2015

WWJ Newsradio 950 will be hosting a special broadcasts focused on early childhood development on Wednesday, June 24 from 7-8 p.m.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/19/2015

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‘Michigan Students Are Making Progress’ State Test Scores Show, But College Readiness Slips

The latest state test score show Michigan students are improving across all subjects.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/07/2014

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Michigan Gets Millions In Federal Funds For Education

An early Christmas gift to Michigan: the state is awarded millions of dollars in “Race to the Top” federal funding.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/19/2013

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Michigan: Detroit Schools No Longer ‘High Risk’

The state of Michigan is easing some financial oversight of Detroit’s public schools.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/18/2013

Michigan Great Lakes Virtual Academy

Michigan Great Lakes Virtual Academy Enrolling Students for 2013-14

Michigan Great Lakes Virtual Academy, an online public school authorized by Manistee Area Public Schools, has been approved by the Michigan Department of Education and is now enrolling students in grades K-12 for the 2013-2014 school year. MGLVA will use the K12 curriculum to offer Michigan students a high quality, individualized learning experience delivered by Michigan-certified teachers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/16/2013


TechSmith Partners With State Education Department On Digital Learning Day, Feb. 6

On Wednesday, Feb. 6, TechSmith kicks off a collaboration with the Michigan Department of Education by sponsoring Digital Learning Day.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/31/2013

Michigan School Report Cards Released

The Michigan Department of Education is out with its latest assessment. Where do your neighborhood schools stand?

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/02/2012

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Wayne State College Of Nursing Gets $3.4M State Grant To Push Health Careers

The Wayne State University College of Nursing has received a state grant of nearly $3.4 millionto fund an after-school and summer enrichment program to prepare 1,250 high school students for admission to college and careers in health care.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/16/2012


Michigan’s Family Heritage Collection On The Move

A key portion of Michigan’s archives is on the move.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/16/2012

Digital Learning Day

Michigan Announces Plans to Host Digital Learning Day

The Michigan Department of Education, in partnership with the Alliance for Excellent Education, Monday announced its participation as a state host in the first-ever Digital Learning Day campaign and kick off to Michigan’s “Year of the Digital Learner.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/30/2012