A financially struggling Saginaw-area school district has been dissolved, forcing its nearly 400 students to transfer to neighboring districts.
The financially struggling Inkster school district has been dissolved and its 2,200 students are being split among four other area school districts.
The 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 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.
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan spent the day in Detroit, visiting a DPS school and an EAA school with Governor Rick Snyder.
In 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.
The Michigan Department of Education is offering a new, voluntary tool for school districts to gauge whether students are on track for college and careers.
Wednesday is the day in which state funding for school districts is partially determined by how many students are in class.
Several Michigan schools ranked among the top universities in the nation in US News & World Report’s 2012 edition of “Best Colleges.”
As 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.