michigan schools

Snyder May Move School Turnaround District To Agency He ControlsThe Republican governor soon may issue an executive order transferring the turnaround district's functions to an agency he has control over ...
Debate Brewing Over Lost School DaysWith the snow days piling up for many area school districts this Winter, there's a big dilemma over how to make up for all of that lost time in the classroom.
Buena Vista School District Officially DissolvedA financially struggling Saginaw-area school district has been dissolved, forcing its nearly 400 students to transfer to neighboring districts.
Inkster School District Dissolved, Teachers TerminatedThe financially struggling Inkster school district has been dissolved and its 2,200 students are being split among four other area school districts.
Inkster, Buena Vista Schools Fail To Prove They're SolventThe deadline has passed for two Michigan school districts -- looking to prove to state officials that they have enough money to open their doors in September for the first day of classes.
Consumers Energy Awards $4.3M To Help Michigan Businesses, Schools Save EnergyConsumers Energy awarded $4.3 million in incentives through its Business Solutions program to fund 835 projects in the first quarter of 2013 to help Michigan businesses and schools become more energy efficient.
"We Need To Be Wildly Successful" Says Arne Duncan In Detroit U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan spent the day in Detroit, visiting a DPS school and an EAA school with Governor Rick Snyder.
State Symposium To Chart Healthier, More Efficient SchoolsIn an effort to help shape the future of the educational experience for Michigan's school-age children, plans are being finalized for a gathering of the schools' various stakeholder groups in Lansing this June for a day of presentations, networking and planning.
Michigan To Offer Free Tests To School Districts To Gauge StudentsThe Michigan Department of Education is offering a new, voluntary tool for school districts to gauge whether students are on track for college and careers.
Time To Count Heads In Michigan SchoolsWednesday is the day in which state funding for school districts is partially determined by how many students are in class.
Michigan Schools Tout Spots On US News ListSeveral Michigan schools ranked among the top universities in the nation in US News & World Report’s 2012 edition of “Best Colleges.”
Energy Works Michigan Reports $10M Energy Savings For K-12 SchoolsAs students and teachers return to school during a time of strapped budgets, 39 Michigan K-12 schools will save $10 million in heating, cooling and other energy costs, reports Energy Works Michigan.