MDHHS: COVID-19 Outbreaks In Schools Continue To IncreaseWe're now about one month into the school year for most Michigan students, and COVID-19 outbreaks continue to increase.
MDHHS Reports 106 New COVID-19 Outbreaks In SchoolsThe COVID-19 pandemic is taking a greater toll on schools as Michiganders get further into the school year.
More Than Half Of Michigan Students Must Wear Mask In SchoolAt least half of Michigan's public K-12 students must wear a mask in school, a figure that has grown as local health or education officials order requirements that Gov. Gretchen Whitmer supports but is hesitant to reinstitute statewide.
Whitmer Signs K-12 Funding Budget Aimed At Creating EquityGov. Gretchen Whitmer signed off on a $17.1 billion K-12 budget on Tuesday, July 13, in Grand Rapids in an effort to close a decades-long funding gap among school districts in Michigan.
AP Sources: Whitmer Wants K-12 Schools Reopened By March 1Two education officials briefed on the governor's planned announcement disclosed it to the AP. They spoke on the condition of anonymity ahead of an afternoon news conference.
What Lawmakers Did, Didn't Do Before Summer BreakLate-night wrangling over hiking taxes to improve roads overshadowed Michigan lawmakers' final days in Lansing before they broke for much of the summer.
Gov. Snyder Takes On K-12 Funding 'Misinformation'Gov. Rick Snyder is taking on what he says is "misinformation" over his record of funding public schools not long before he puts forward his next budget.
Michigan Panel OKs 3% Raise For K-12 SchoolsMichigan's public schools would get about 3 percent more and it's community colleges and universities about 2 percent more in overall funding next fiscal year under measures approved by Republican-led budget panels last week.
Calling All Team Players: Gale, Library Media Connection Seek Nominations for 2013 TEAMS AwardGale, part of Cengage Learning, and Library Media Connection magazine are calling all media specialists and educators at K-12 public and private schools in the U.S. and Canada to share their collaboration success stories and submit for the 2013 TEAMS Award – Teachers and Media Specialists Influencing Student Achievement.