The education community is not enamored with a proposed “compromise” on guns in Michigan schools.
Police say more than 217,500 students will benefit from the safety improvements.
Representatives of a local union say boilers in the Detroit Public Schools buildings are putting students and staff in danger.
A single case of pertussis has led one Michigan school to ban unvaccinated students from class.
The Department of Education reported the figures last week to the state House and Senate education budget subcommittees.
School districts would have to include cyberbullying in their anti-bullying policies and report bullying data to the state under a bill moving ahead in the Legislature.
Education officials in Michigan are concerned that an increase in testing for high school juniors will lead to problems this spring.
The boy is facing charges of carrying a weapon with unlawful intent, carrying a concealed weapon and carrying a firearm in a gun-free school zone.
A report released Friday now goes to Gov. Rick Snyder, who has 10 days to decide if the school district could get an emergency manager with broad authority to make changes.
The budget bill signed Tuesday also boosts K-12 districts’ traditional funding by $50 to $175 per student…