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Mich. Senate OKs Common Core, Waits On Tests

The Common Core standards adopted by 45 states demand critical thinking and problem solving that backers say will give students an education that’s competitive with other countries.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/26/2013

Mich. House Approves Common Core Education Standards

Michigan has moved a step closer toward implementing more rigorous education standards that supporters say will improve classroom teaching and better prepare students for college.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/28/2013

Detroit Teachers Moonlight As ‘Sugar Babies’ To Offset Wage Cuts

More and more Detroit teachers are seemingly becoming “sugar babies” — seeking financial assistance from wealthy men online.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/28/2013

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Counselor To Teachers In Detroit Advocates Education For Career Success

Director of Teacher Leadership Latoya Perry offers guidance and expertise to elementary school teachers in Detroit.

07/29/2013

Evaluation System Would Identify ‘Ineffective’ Michigan Teachers

Shape up or be fired: That’s what could happen to teachers deemed ineffective under a proposed system to be considered by state lawmakers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/24/2013

Panel Recommends New Statewide Teacher Evaluation System

By the 2015-16 school year, teachers in Michigan could be fired after two straight years of ineffectiveness from evaluations of their classroom practices, mixed in with the test scores of their students.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/24/2013

Teacher Who Worked As Stripper Gets $45K Deal

A West Michigan teacher says she was targeted because she stripped during a leave of absence.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/25/2013

From Roads To Schools, Michigan Budget Touches You

The Republican-crafted spending plan affects many corners of Michigan life — from how much it will cost to hunt and fish, to fixing deteriorating roads, to lengthening the school year.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/16/2013

Buena Vista Teachers To Return To Classrooms

More than two dozen teachers laid off in the financially troubled Buena Vista Schools district will return to work on Monday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/18/2013

Inkster Public School Teachers Laid Off, Superintendent Reportedly Resigns

Inskter Public Schools are apparently without a superintendent Wednesday morning, and the district’s teachers may soon be out of a job as well.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/15/2013

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