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‘Race To The Top’ Grant Program Is Changing Education

Since Race to the Top was launched, schools across the country have adopted new, rigorous education standards, implemented stringent teacher evaluation systems and are developing data collection systems to better inform instruction.

09/08/2014

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Ex-River Rouge Schools Exec Gets 5-Year Sentence

A former River Rouge school official has been sentenced to five years in prison for a bribery and mail fraud scheme that cost the district $160,000.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/23/2013

Ex-River Rouge School Official Guilty Of Bribery

A federal jury has found a former River Rouge school official guilty of a bribery and mail fraud scheme that cost her suburban Detroit district $160,000.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/17/2012

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Name Change For Michigan’s Failing Schools Looks To Bring New Level Of Achievement

Under ‘No Child Left Behind’ failing schools in Michigan were called ”Persistently Lowest Achievers’.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/01/2012

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Michigan Schools Fail To Meet Federal Goals

One of every five Michigan public schools failed to meet yearly progress goals under the federal No Child Left Behind law in the 2010-11 school year, state officials said.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/15/2011

More Michigan Schools Improve

The share of Michigan public schools making progress toward meeting academic performance goals has increased for the third consecutive year. That’s according to an annual report released Wednesday by the Michigan Department of Education examining […]

08/04/2010

Leaving Behind The Bottom Five Percent

School districts around the state are “doing the math” this month, and the bottom five percent of high schools in the state will face some difficult choices, thanks to changes in Federal and State education […]

06/08/2010

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