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.
A nearly 27-acre urban farm that will provide produce for Detroit public school students’ meals is planned at a former high school.
A state loan board has given the Detroit Public Schools permission to sell vacant Southwestern High for $1 million.
It’s election day in Michigan for school districts and local governments in 50 of Michigan’s 83 counties.
State officials are recommending adding full school days, rather than adding hours.