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Michigan Schools, Sheriff’s Departments To Get Share Of $4M

Police say more than 217,500 students will benefit from the safety improvements.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/20/2015

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Senate OKs Bill Allowing Sweets Back In School Bake Sales

Brownies and doughnuts could be back in school bake sales under a measure the state Senate approved Thursday.

03/19/2015

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Snyder May Move School Turnaround District To Agency He Controls

The Republican governor soon may issue an executive order transferring the turnaround district’s functions to an agency he has control over …

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/11/2015

Snyder Wants 2 Percent Bump In Education Funding

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder will propose giving public schools, universities and community colleges two percent more overall funding in the next school year.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/07/2013

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Advisor To Governor: Expect Larger Class Sizes In Fall

Look for larger class sizes when school opens again in the fall.

06/04/2011

Experts Focus On Education At Mackinac Policy Conference

An education expert at the Mackinac Policy Conference says it’s time to put more emphasis on the classroom.

06/02/2011

Education Minute 08/02

In difficult economic times, many schools are helping to fund their programs through their own initiative.

08/02/2010