Whitmer to propose $507M Increase In K-12 SpendingGov. Gretchen Whitmer will propose a $507 million increase in state K-12 classroom spending in her first budget, including a $180 boost to the minimum per-student grant and substantial funding hikes to teach Michigan's low-income.
Michigan Lawmakers May Forgive Snow Days After Frigid TempsMichigan lawmakers are considering whether to cut schools some slack after frigid temperatures and other weather caused a high number of snow days.
Road and Education Were Whitmer Top Concern In State of the State AddressGov. Gretchen Whitmer said on Tuesday, that Michigan is facing two crisis, aging infrastructure and a lagging education system.
Detroit Based Nonprofit Gets $400K For Youth EducationA Detroit-based nonprofit has been awarded $400,000 by the McGregor Fund to educate and train young people between the ages of 16 and 24.
MSU Study Says Michigan Ranks Last in School Funding GrowthThe latest study from Michigan State University says Michigan ranks last in education revenue growth over a 20-year period.
New Plan Seeks To Link Detroit Cultural InstitutionsA new plan seeks to link nearly a dozen major institutions in Detroit. Design options will soon be revealed for a walk-able cultural campus in the heart of the city.
Snyder Signs Legislation Shifting Revenue From SchoolsGovernor Snyder has signed a $1.3B budget legislation that shifts new tax revenue for schools to other priorities such as roads and environmental cleanup.
U of M Professor Accused Of Sexual Misconduct, On LeaveA University of Michigan violin professor went on leave, days before a scathing article describing allegations of sexual harassment and misconduct spanning a 40-year time period was released.
A-F Grading System Narrowly Passes In Michigan SenateTuesday night, Michigan's Republican-led Legislature approved assigning letter grades for public schools. The statewide accountability structure will begin in 2019.
Betsy Devos Will Cancel $150M In Student Loan Debt After Being Sued For DelaysThe Department of Education said Thursday that it would wipe away student debt for 15,000 borrowers, implementing an Obama-era rule that Secretary Betsy DeVos has fought to block for more than a year.
Bill Requiring A-F Grades For Public Schools Advances In Michigan A bill that would require the state to give A through F grades to public schools as a way to evaluate them has advanced in the state.
6 Colleges In Michigan Among Best In WorldU.S. News & World Report named 227 American universities among the best in a global ranking. Six of them were from Michigan.
Appeals Court Opens Door To Public Aid For Private SchoolsPrivate schools and their supporters in the Legislature have won a key ruling in a dispute over using tax dollars.
5 Math Skills Your Child Needs To Get Ready For KindergartenThrough games and household tasks, parents can help their children learn basic math skills like counting, geometry and algebraic thinking.
Texas May Remove Hillary Clinton, Helen Keller From CurriculumTexas students may no longer have to learn about Hillary Clinton, Barry Goldwater and Helen Keller in social studies class.