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State Board of Education to tackle charter school issues this week

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAThe state Board of Education this week will unveil its plan to deal with problems in Michigan charter schools.

It’s a reaction to a recent Detroit Free Press series that suggested conflicts of interest, mixed academic results, and a lack of transparency in Michigan charters.
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Democrats to push new charter school regulations in Legislature

file2031249322959State lawmakers are looking for ways to address concerns about Michigan’s charter schools.

A recent Detroit Free Press investigation suggests serious issues in the schools, including a lack of transparency, mixed academic results, and conflicts of interest.
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CMU graduate wins prestigious Knowles Science Teaching Fellowship

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The national Knowles Science Teaching Fellowship is an annual award presented to 32 teachers for furthering of science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM education.

And this year, one of the recipients is a spring graduate from Central Michigan University. Read more