Michigan School First To Install Gunshot Alarms In StateClass is back in session and one Michigan school has taken an extra step this year in ensuring that kids are safe inside the building.
More Schools Banning Backpacks As Students Return To ClassAs parents and children around the country begin heading back to class, more and more schools are banning backpacks from their buildings.
Michigan School Districts May Ban Guns, State Supreme Court RulesMichigan school districts can ban firearms on campus, the state's Supreme Court ruled Friday.
Lawsuit: Student 'Disfigured' After Educator Slams Hand in DoorAnother lawsuit has been filed involving a student reportedly being injured by an educator.
2 Rochester Hills Schools Closed After High Levels of Mercury Found in WaterTwo suburban Detroit schools have been temporarily closed after a science experiment found high levels of mercury in a water sample.
School District Forcing Students To Smile In Hallways, Reports SayA Pennsylvania school district is under fire for a policy that allegedly requires students to smile when walking in school hallways.
Schuette Appeals Ruling That Blocks Aid For Private SchoolsMichigan Attorney General Bill Schuette on Monday appealed a judge's decision to block $5 million in state spending to defray the cost of inspections and other government safety requirements at private schools.
Michigan House Oks $56.7B Budget With Per-Pupil Funding HikeThe Michigan House approved a $56.7 billion budget plan Tuesday that would boost spending on school security and cut funding for universities that fail to comply with proposed sexual misconduct rulesl.
Governor Snyder Calls for Upgrading Security at SchoolsMichigan would spend $20 million to upgrade security at up to 400 schools, expand a tip line that lets students report threats and require schools to incorporate behavioral health assessments into their procedures under a plan Gov. Rick Snyder outlined on Monday.
Detroit Ranked Bottom on List of Family-Friendly CitiesDETROIT — When choosing where to live, big-city attributes like vibrant bar and restaurant scenes and full concert schedules aren't the priorities for people with families. They're more interested in things that contribute to a family's quality of life and a child's development, factors that contributed to Detroit's place ranking in a new analysis.
Gun Owners Ask The Courts To Lift The Ban Open Guns in SchoolsLawyers for gun owners urged the Michigan Supreme Court on Wednesday to stop schools from banning the open carry of guns by visitors, a controversy that will test the ability of school boards to set their own safety policies.