Results from the Fall 2013 Michigan Education Assessment Program are in.
Gov. Rick Snyder is taking on what he says is “misinformation” over his record of funding public schools not long before he puts forward his next budget.
Gov. Rick Snyder and legislators enacted more than 200 new laws in 2013. Here’s the top 10.
The Michigan Legislature adjourned for the year without authorizing the expansion of a state turnaround district for failing public schools, again thwarting Gov. Rick Snyder’s push for the legislation.
The Michigan Legislature has given the final go-ahead to resume spending money to implement more rigorous and uniform national education standards.
Michigan’s new color-coded school accountability system already could be up for an overhaul just two months after its debut.
The Common Core standards adopted by 45 states demand critical thinking and problem solving that backers say will give students an education that’s competitive with other countries.
Public school students in grades 5-12 will be able to take up to two online courses per semester offered by Michigan districts or the state’s virtual school.
Michigan has moved a step closer toward implementing more rigorous education standards that supporters say will improve classroom teaching and better prepare students for college.
Five new cyberschools, where students take all their classes online, are opening, and many school districts are boosting their online offerings.