Michigan Releases List Of State's Worst Schools; No Detroit Closures Until 2019More than half of the state's 116 lowest-performing schools are in Detroit's district.
A Look At Michigan Lawmakers' Final Weeks Before BreakThe Detroit restructuring, along with completing the next state budget, were priorities. But legislators also finalized, advanced or left until later other legislation in recent weeks.
Michigan Officials Consider Policies On LGBTQ Students — Including Restroom ChoiceA draft of the proposed guidelines states, in part: “The responsibility for determining a student’s gender identity rests with the student.
Schools Remain Open, Tensions High As Police Investigate Widespread ThreatsSeveral local schools are reassuring parents and students about their safety, in the wake of recent threats that are under investigation.
National School Choice Week: Are Your Kids In The Right School? It May Be Time For A SwitchIf you're not happy where your kids are going to school, it's time to start looking.
US Sues Pittsfield Township For Denying Islamic School's Zoning RequestAn attorney for the township says it's "the wrong location" for any school and religion is moot.
Michigan Schools Budget Includes $70-$140 Increase In Student FundingThe move is meant to reduce the gap between higher- and lower-funded schools.
Audit: Quasi-Military School 'Michigan Youth Challenge Academy' Didn't Have Proper OversightThe audit found several flaws with financial controls, educational standards and program effectiveness at the state-run facility.
Michigan House Committee OKs $15.8 Billion School BudgetThe $15.8 billion budget bill sets spending for the state's schools, universities and community colleges.
Educators Reject Proposed Bill That Would Ban Open-Carry, Allow Concealed Guns In Michigan SchoolsThe education community is not enamored with a proposed "compromise" on guns in Michigan schools.
Michigan Schools, Sheriff's Departments To Get Share Of $4MPolice say more than 217,500 students will benefit from the safety improvements.
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.

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