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Special education conference comes to central Michigan this weekend

School desksPeople who interact with children and young adults with special needs are being invited to a special conference on the campus of Central Michigan University this weekend.

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

Grandville Robodawgs are leading the way in educational robotics

robodawgfootball-2A Michigan school district has garnered national attention for being a leader in educational robotics.

The Grandville Robodawgs began designing, building and programming competitive robots as one high school robotics team in 1998. Read more

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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