Jim Nicksich is still trying to get over his 15-year-old daughter’s suicide, but hopes his story can help save another child’s life.
With a new school year underway, students have a lot to worry about: Getting good grades, making friends and hoping they won’t be the victims of bullies. Despite increased public awareness of the problem, local anti-bullying experts say the numbers are still staggering.
DPS announced that select schools will now remain open 12 hours a day, seven days-a-week — offering some new programs.
An annual ranking shows that only one-quarter of the schools in Detroit are providing an adequate education for its students.
There’s a new tool to help Michigan school districts determine the state of their financial health. Michigan-based Munetrix has developed a rating system ranking districts from zero for low risk, up to ten for those at highest risk of facing a financial crisis.
Shape up or be fired: That’s what could happen to teachers deemed ineffective under a proposed system to be considered by state lawmakers.
A new study shows Michigan is among 10 states in which charter school performance has outpaced traditional public school growth in both math and reading.
One major update is the addition of some new informational videos for students on topics, including on one sexting.
Michigan has a record 55 school districts with deficits, with 10 expecting to be in the black when the fiscal year ends later this month.
As many as 16,000 more 4-year-olds will go to preschool in Michigan next school year.