A Michigan school district that says it can’t afford to pay its teachers has decided to lay off employees and cancel classes Tuesday as it works on a plan to educate students.
A report is expected by June recommending a statewide teacher evaluation system that could be in place for the 2014-15 school year.
The Michigan Senate voted for tougher restrictions on sex between high school employees and students, approving a bill that would make it illegal if students were younger than 21.
School has been canceled in two Michigan school districts as hundreds of teachers are expected to call in sick Tuesday to join right-to-work demonstrations in Lansing.
A judge has upheld most aspects of a new law requiring Michigan public school employees to pay more for their pensions.
About 97 percent of Michigan’s 96,000 teachers were rated effective or highly effective during the 2011-12 school year, including many who taught at some of the state’s worst-performing schools, according to new state data.
Today on the CBS Local forum, Romney and Obama were asked: What will you do to make the U.S. more energy independent?
When it comes to America’s future, the issue of education rises to the top for many which is why Obama and Romney were asked to weigh in on it as well.
A judge has temporarily blocked full implementation of a new law requiring Michigan public school employees to pay more for their pensions.
The Detroit Public Schools district says it has reached an agreement in principle with its unions on a bonus program for employees tied to the district’s financial performance