The legislation would shift $250 million dollars in money originally earmarked for the state’s School Aid Fund. Another bill in the package would make cuts to several state departments. Continue reading
A state board has approved taking on debt to come up with $50 million dollars to help community colleges ramp up their career and technical training.
Saginaw Public Schools will have to come up with a new deficit elimination plan due to a lack of support to shut down Saginaw High by its school board, at Wednesday’s meeting.
It may seem like Michigan’s economy is improving for some, but experts say most residents of the state are not feeling the improvement.
Fresh from his fifth state of the state address, Governor Rick Snyder announced today new opportunities to address the state’s skilled trades gap.
Gov. Rick Snyder is still interested in passing legislation to increase state intervention in schools with financial troubles.
Schools may have a tough time finding funding for supplies and programs, but two schools in northern Michigan are receiving some helpful grants – thanks to local youth.
Students at Wolverine Community Schools and Mackinaw City Public Schools can look forward to ipads, books and assemblies thanks to the actions of other students.
Members in the Youth Advisory Council, or YAC, chose how they wanted to help other youth in their communities. Continue reading
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. Continue reading
It’s Veterans’ Day – a day to appreciate and recognize those who have fought for our country – and state officials are using the occasion to inform veterans about benefits that are available to them.
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. Continue reading
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. Continue reading
The Grandville Robodawgs began designing, building and programming competitive robots as one high school robotics team in 1998. Continue reading
Ever wonder what it takes to get that gallon of milk or loaf of bread to your supermarket? Continue reading
Most students look forward to summer for three months off from school. Next year for students in the Baldwin School District however, summer will be cut short. Continue reading
A dozen Central Michigan University physical therapy students have ventured north to continue their studies,not at CMU, but at Michigan Tech in Houghton. Continue reading
With costs for education on the rise, a new bill has been introduced in the state legislature that aims to make school supplies more affordable. Continue reading
The list of groups calling on state lawmakers to pass protections for LGBT people is growing. Organizations representing Michigan college, university, and school officials now say they support the measure.
A Natural Reserve dedicated to quiet recreational experiences and environmental education will soon be seeing utility upgrades. Continue reading
Issues like road repair and the primary election have taken the spotlight recently, but education advocates say the state needs to continue to focus on children’s reading proficiency. Continue reading
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.
Alma College has just been awarded five million dollars for improving STEM education. STEM stands for science, technology, engineering and math.
A recent Detroit Free Press investigation suggests serious issues in the schools, including a lack of transparency, mixed academic results, and conflicts of interest.
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. Continue reading
Many teachers look forward to summer vacation just as much as students.
A group of teachers from the Great Lakes Bay Region however, are looking forward to more learning. Continue reading
State transportation officials are giving Michigan motorists a “reality check”. Continue reading