michigan schools

Debate Brewing Over Lost School Days

With 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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/13/2014

Buena Vista School District Officially Dissolved

A financially struggling Saginaw-area school district has been dissolved, forcing its nearly 400 students to transfer to neighboring districts.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/31/2013

Inkster School District Dissolved, Teachers Terminated

The financially struggling Inkster school district has been dissolved and its 2,200 students are being split among four other area school districts.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/26/2013

Inkster, Buena Vista Schools Fail To Prove They’re Solvent

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/22/2013

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Consumers Energy Awards $4.3M To Help Michigan Businesses, Schools Save Energy

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/20/2013

L)Gov. Rick Snyder and U.S. Sec of Education Arne Duncan. (WWJ/Kathryn Larson)

“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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/06/2013

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State Symposium To Chart Healthier, More Efficient Schools

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/19/2013

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Michigan To Offer Free Tests To School Districts To Gauge Students

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.

CBS Detroit–12/29/2011

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Time To Count Heads In Michigan Schools

Wednesday is the day in which state funding for school districts is partially determined by how many students are in class.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/05/2011

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Michigan Schools Tout Spots On US News List

Several Michigan schools ranked among the top universities in the nation in US News & World Report’s 2012 edition of “Best Colleges.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/13/2011

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