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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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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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