'Race To The Top’ Grant Program Is Changing EducationSince 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.
Ex-River Rouge Schools Exec Gets 5-Year SentenceA 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.
Ex-River Rouge School Official Guilty Of BriberyA 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.
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'.
Michigan Schools Fail To Meet Federal GoalsOne 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.
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