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MEAP Results Are In: Reading Scores Improve For 4th Consecutive YearResults from the Fall 2013 Michigan Education Assessment Program are in.
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.
Top Mich. Laws Of 2013 Led By Medicaid ExpansionGov. Rick Snyder and legislators enacted more than 200 new laws in 2013. Here's the top 10.
No Vote On Expansion Of District For Bad SchoolsThe 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.
Michigan Gives Final OK To Common Core StandardsThe Michigan Legislature has given the final go-ahead to resume spending money to implement more rigorous and uniform national education standards.
Michigan Considers Grading Schools From A To FMichigan's new color-coded school accountability system already could be up for an overhaul just two months after its debut.
Mich. Senate OKs Common Core, Waits On TestsThe 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.
Online Options Expanding For Michigan StudentsPublic 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.
Mich. House Approves Common Core Education StandardsMichigan has moved a step closer toward implementing more rigorous education standards that supporters say will improve classroom teaching and better prepare students for college.
Students Get New Online Education OptionsFive new cyberschools, where students take all their classes online, are opening, and many school districts are boosting their online offerings.
Buena Vista School District Officially DissolvedA financially struggling Saginaw-area school district has been dissolved, forcing its nearly 400 students to transfer to neighboring districts.
Inkster School District Dissolved, Teachers TerminatedThe financially struggling Inkster school district has been dissolved and its 2,200 students are being split among four other area school districts.
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