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MEAP Results Are In: Reading Scores Improve For 4th Consecutive Year

Results from the Fall 2013 Michigan Education Assessment Program are in.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/28/2014

Gov. Snyder Takes On K-12 Funding ‘Misinformation’

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/26/2014

Gov. Rick Snyder signs the Fiscal Year 2011-12 budget into law as lawmakers look on.  Pictured left to right: state Sens. Darwin Booher, Tonya Schuitmaker, Bruce Caswell, John Pappageorge, Senate Appropriations Chair Roger Kahn and Senate Majority Leader Randy Richardville. (credit: Governor's Office)

Top Mich. Laws Of 2013 Led By Medicaid Expansion

Gov. Rick Snyder and legislators enacted more than 200 new laws in 2013. Here’s the top 10.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/23/2013

No Vote On Expansion Of District For Bad Schools

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/14/2013

Michigan Gives Final OK To Common Core Standards

The Michigan Legislature has given the final go-ahead to resume spending money to implement more rigorous and uniform national education standards.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/02/2013

Michigan Considers Grading Schools From A To F

Michigan’s new color-coded school accountability system already could be up for an overhaul just two months after its debut.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/28/2013

Mich. Senate OKs Common Core, Waits On Tests

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/26/2013

Online Options Expanding For Michigan Students

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/26/2013

Mich. House Approves Common Core Education Standards

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/28/2013

Students Get New Online Education Options

Five new cyberschools, where students take all their classes online, are opening, and many school districts are boosting their online offerings.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/30/2013

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