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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

State OKs Proposal To Sell Vacant Detroit School

A state loan board has given the Detroit Public Schools permission to sell vacant Southwestern High for $1 million.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/28/2014

Don’t Forget To Vote: Local Issues On Ballots Include School Funding

It’s election day in Michigan for school districts and local governments in 50 of Michigan’s 83 counties.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/25/2014

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Board Of Education Takes Stance On Snow Days

State officials are recommending adding full school days, rather than adding hours.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/13/2014

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‘Who’s The Daddy?’ Homework Assignment Prompts Parent Complaint

The principal of Romeo High School has called an outraged father to apologize about a controversial homework assignment.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/12/2014

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