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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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Fifth-Grade Boy Charged With Bringing Gun To School

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.

CBS Detroit–09/20/2014

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Snyder Gets Bad Report On Benton Harbor Schools

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.

CBS Detroit–08/02/2014

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Snyder Signs $15.8 Billion Schools Spending Budget

The budget bill signed Tuesday also boosts K-12 districts’ traditional funding by $50 to $175 per student…

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/24/2014

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Flint Public School District Lays Off Teachers, Staff

The public school district in Flint has laid off 12 teachers, three non-teaching staff and five paraprofessionals.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/19/2014

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Highland Park High School To Close For Good

“We can’t even seem to keep the grass cut around here; the athletic fields are in horrible shape.”

06/12/2014

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Mich. Lawmakers Hike K-12 Funding, Nix Standardized Test

Michigan will spend 4 percent more next year on public schools and pause plans to replace its standardized test with one being developed by a group of states, under a K-12 budget headed toward final approval this week.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/10/2014

Ex-Lunch Aide Gets Jail In Student Beating Case

An ex-lunchroom aide who authorities say paid students to beat up a fourth-grader has been sentenced to 7 days in jail and a year of probation.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/17/2014

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Urban Farm Planned For Shuttered Detroit School

A nearly 27-acre urban farm that will provide produce for Detroit public school students’ meals is planned at a former high school.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/12/2014

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