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Michigan Schools Budget Includes $70-$140 Increase In Student Funding

The move is meant to reduce the gap between higher- and lower-funded schools.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/02/2015

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Audit: Quasi-Military School ‘Michigan Youth Challenge Academy’ Didn’t Have Proper Oversight

The audit found several flaws with financial controls, educational standards and program effectiveness at the state-run facility.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/14/2015

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Michigan House Committee OKs $15.8 Billion School Budget

The $15.8 billion budget bill sets spending for the state’s schools, universities and community colleges.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/23/2015

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Educators Reject Proposed Bill That Would Ban Open-Carry, Allow Concealed Guns In Michigan Schools

The education community is not enamored with a proposed “compromise” on guns in Michigan schools.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/23/2015

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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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Dispute Over Detroit Public Schools Boilers Heats Up — Are Students In Danger?

Representatives of a local union say boilers in the Detroit Public Schools buildings are putting students and staff in danger.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/11/2015

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Michigan School Bans Unvaccinated Kids Due To Case Of Whooping Cough

A single case of pertussis has led one Michigan school to ban unvaccinated students from class.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/06/2015

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State: 57 School Districts Had Deficits For Year

The Department of Education reported the figures last week to the state House and Senate education budget subcommittees.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/22/2014

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Michigan Senate Approves Bill To Require School Cyberbullying Policies

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/09/2014

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Michigan Principals Voice Concerns Over More Tests

Education officials in Michigan are concerned that an increase in testing for high school juniors will lead to problems this spring.

12/02/2014

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