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…
The public school district in Flint has laid off 12 teachers, three non-teaching staff and five paraprofessionals.
“We can’t even seem to keep the grass cut around here; the athletic fields are in horrible shape.”
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.
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.