New Guidance Encourages Colleges, Universities To Require COVID Testing For Students On And Off CampusThe Michigan Department of Health and Human Services released new guidance encouraging colleges and universities to require COVID-19 testing of students who live in the immediate university community, even if the students do not live on campus.
3 Colleges in Michigan Among 'Best Value' in New ReportForbes has ranked its best value colleges in America for this year, and three colleges from Michigan made the list:
Podcast Hosts Discuss Recent Controversies Surrounding Hazing, Greek Life On CampusThis week's standout podcasts include an episode of the Security Brief that examines the issue of college hazing and an installment of the Wavemaker Conversations that takes a lot hazing within the Greek system.
WSU, Oakland Raise Tuition RatesWayne State University is raising tuition 8.9 percent, a jump much greater than those of other public universities in Michigan.
Michigan College-Entrance Exam Results MixedMichigan's high school juniors showed slight gains on ACT college-entrance exam scores but declines on parts of the Michigan Merit Exam, according to results released by the state.
Tuition Going Up At Michigan State UniversityJuniors and seniors at Michigan State University will have fewer dollars for beer and pizza.
Mich. Senate OKs Budget For Schools, UniversitiesThe Senate approved an education spending plan Wednesday that includes per-pupil funding increases for K-12 schools and early childhood education.
Grand Valley Expands Detroit Presence With New HQGVSU is widening its footprint in Detroit with the opening of a downtown complex to help manage the operations of charter schools and other education and business programs.
Report: Michigan's Colleges Inconsistent On Safety DrillsMichigan's colleges and universities are inconsistent about practicing lockdowns and conducting other safety drills, according to a report published Tuesday following a two-month investigation.
Long Labor Contracts Draw Ire Of Mich. RepublicansMichigan public universities and K-12 districts that consider signing unusually long new contracts before the contentious right-to-work law goes into effect March 28 may have to think twice.
University Internet Outage Not Weather-RelatedMany of the state's universities and school districts were hit with an internet outage overnight.
Snyder Wants 2 Percent Bump In Education FundingMichigan Gov. Rick Snyder will propose giving public schools, universities and community colleges two percent more overall funding in the next school year.
US Court Strikes Down Mich. Affirmative Action BanA federal appeals court has thrown out Michigan's voter-approved ban on affirmative action in college admissions and public hiring.
Michigan House Passes Education Budget BillsRepublicans in the Michigan House approved a budget deal Thursday for state universities, community colleges and public schools, outvoting Democrats who said it didn't do enough to make up for last year's education cuts.
Free College Tuition Plan Presented In LansingIt's called "Michigan 20-20" and supporters say the plan would ensure that every high schooler in the state has access to free college tuition.