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School Volunteer Honored On 90th Birthday

A woman honored at a Keego Harbor school for her dedication to students isn’t a teacher or administrator.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/12/2014

Gov. Snyder Takes On K-12 Funding ‘Misinformation’

Gov. Rick Snyder is taking on what he says is “misinformation” over his record of funding public schools not long before he puts forward his next budget.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/26/2014

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Michigan’s School Violence Tip Line Coming In 2014

Michigan is creating a confidential tip line so students can alert authorities to threats of school violence and suicide.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/21/2013

DPS Students Fail In Math, Reading Compared With Other Urban Districts

We’ve known this for years, and these new data reinforce that we are not doing enough to better serve our students.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/18/2013

Snyder Signs Laws Requiring EpiPens In Schools

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has signed laws requiring every public school in Michigan to have epinephrine injectors to treat allergic reactions.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/18/2013

DPS Emergency Manager Jack Martin. (Credit/WWJ)

Michigan: Detroit Schools No Longer ‘High Risk’

The state of Michigan is easing some financial oversight of Detroit’s public schools.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/18/2013

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Giving Your Child The Gift Of An Education: An MESP Stocking Stuffer

Instead of giving that sweater or a pair of socks that will probably be exchanged for something else this holiday season, you can now give the gift of education. The Michigan Education Savings Program is now offering E-Gifting, allowing grandparents, aunts, uncles, or family friends to contribute toward a child’s college education savings account, just by clicking on a link.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/07/2013

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Michigan Panel Weighs Holding Back Third-Graders

Lawmakers began debating whether to take a hard-line stance by holding back the state’s 36,000 third-graders who are not proficient in reading.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/30/2013

Michigan Considers Grading Schools From A To F

Michigan’s new color-coded school accountability system already could be up for an overhaul just two months after its debut.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/28/2013

At Dixon Academy in Detroit. (credit: WWJ/Pat Sweeting, File)

Michigan House Votes To Put EpiPens In Schools

Supporters of the legislation say a quarter of anaphylactic shock incidents in schools occur among students unaware that they have an allergy.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/23/2013

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