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
A workshop in Clare is intended to help to keep potential invaders at bay, by training people who handle bait fish. Read more
The focus of the conference will be improving communication skills between parents and professionals to help young people with special needs, said Sarah Cassavaugh. She’s with the Michigan Alliance for Families, which is sponsoring the event. Read more
All for one, and one for all. More than $4 million is being spent around the state to encourage schools to share technology resources.
The state superintendent of schools is refusing to weigh in on the debate over school funding ahead of the November election. That issue has been a central talking point in the governor’s race.
Gov. Rick Snyder says he has increased education funding every year he has been in office. He includes money that went to shore up teacher pension funds. Democratic nominee Mark Schauer says Snyder has cut funding by about $1 billion. Read more
She toured CMU’s College of Medicine and Health Professions Building.
The 2011 documentary film Bully, follows the lives of 5 kids and their families over the course of a school year, as they deal with bullying. Read more
The Grandville Robodawgs began designing, building and programming competitive robots as one high school robotics team in 1998. Read more