The Council will award $650,000 in grants through the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services for programming increasing support for persons with disability. Continue reading
Officials say the US Department of Agriculture partnered with the United Dairy Industry in Michigan to offer nearly 1 million dollars in grant funding. Continue reading
The Domestic Policy of the presidential candidates is the main focus of a discussion on Central Michigan University’s campus Wednesday at 7pm.
The Speak Up Speak Out forum will host political science professors and students as panelists.
They’ll discuss the positions of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump on issues of domestic policy. Continue reading
This year’s event will bring in speakers and organizations to talk about things like safer sex, hunger, volunteering, and more.
Lauren Lynn is the events student coordinator at the Mary Ellen Brandell Volunteer Center at CMU.
“Someone was sitting here and was like how can we provide students with education that will preempt them to then do service and then allow to have that reflection. So someone came up with the idea, they had people come in and speak and for the last 16 years we’ve been doing it that same way.”
Lynn says the goal is to inspire students to become more active citizens and help within their community.
Issue Day is scheduled to run Saturday October 15th from 9am to 1pm in the UC rotunda at CMU.
Michigan may once again change its student testing.
The forum is an opportunity for the local community to see the candidates for the first Congressional district and the 107th state house district.
Poor performing Detroit schools could be closing soon. Attorney General Bill Schuette issued an opinion clarifying a section of the school code Wednesday.
Survey results released this month show poor morale among the state’s teachers.
The survey was conducted by two Michigan teacher unions.
Eleven-thousand teachers responded to the survey this past spring. Continue reading
The legislation would prevent teachers from restraining or isolating a student except as a last resort in an emergency situation.
Advocates of the bills say they will help keep students safe and schools secure. Continue reading
Third graders who fail the state’s reading test might not be able to graduate to 4th grade. That’s if Governor Rick Snyder signs a bill that is headed his way.
An investigation is underway into racist graffiti painted on the outside of an Eastern Michigan University Building.
Officials say most young adults know supplying minors with alcohol has serious consequences.
Diane Dovico is the executive director of the Royal Oak Community Coalition. She said she’s working to ensure people are educated on the laws.
“Our first strategy was to reach our college students throughout Michigan, because that’s where there is a huge collection of minors, and the upper classmen who have turned 21 on campus.”
Dovico said the campaign has made posters and other giveaways to raise awareness. She said penalties for supplying alcohol to minors include up to 90 days in jail and a 1,000 dollar fine.
It’s often said when it comes to learning, people remember things they’ve done better than things they’ve heard or read.
Perhaps that’s one reason hands-on research is important in a university environment. Continue reading
SVSU met the seven criteria necessary for receiving a gold certification.
The method is called nano-delivery. It sends drugs directly to diseased cells in the lungs, without harming surrounding cells.
Seven schools have been released from the state’s list of lowest-performing schools. But 184 schools are still on the list.
The Michigan School Reform Office released a list of the bottom five percent of schools based on academic performance Thursday. 31 schools were named so-called priority schools for the first time. The rest have been on the list before. Continue reading