State education officials are preparing to implement new science standards in schools. The state Board of Education could adopt the Next Generation standards as soon as next month.
The Great Lakes Bay Regional Alliance held a STEM conference Thursday to a sold out group at Central Michigan University.
STEM stands for Science Technology Engineering and Math. More than 700 people attended the conference. Read more
The state Board of Education has taken a big step toward hiring a new state superintendent. On Monday, it selected a search firm to find possible candidates.
A mid Michigan university is hosting a day of technology and engineering for middle school girls.
Ferris State University is hosting what it’s calling a “Mother-Daughter Technology Engineering Aptitude Event” Saturday. Read more
Mental Health Awareness training is coming to the Genesee Intermediate School District (GISD).
Parents seeking to boost their children’s reading capabilities have a new website to turn to; It’s called Reading Brightstart.
The site gives parents information on how to teach their children to read, starting at birth. Read more
The State of Michigan has launched a new advisory council to get more of a grassroots look at early childhood services in the state.
The 18 member group was established by the Office of Great Start. That’s part of the Department of Education. Read more
The 2008 recession has left its mark on more than just the economy, it’s also hurt school funding. This according to a new report released October 16 from the nonpartisan Center on Budget and Policy. Read more
Sexual assault on college campuses has recently been a topic of discussion on the national stage.
Tuesday CMU students were pushing for stronger punishments. Read more
Wildlife officials are working to combat invasive species and aquatic wildlife diseases that can be a threat to Michigan waters.
A workshop in Clare is intended to help to keep potential invaders at bay, by training people who handle bait fish. Read more