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Michigan schools still do not provide enough resources to special needs students

old-school-signMichigan schools need to spend more money helping students with special needs. That’s the finding of a study commissioned by the state legislature in 2015. The findings were presented to the Board of Education Tuesday, the same day the Board discussed a statewide initiative to make Michigan a Top 10 performing state within the next 10 years.
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Michigan ranks 35th in national educational report

It appears Michigan schools have room for improvement. The recent release of a nationwide classroom
report that ranks each state’s educational quality, found Michigan to be in the lower half of the country. Continue reading

Michigan schools continue to struggle under emergency management

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It’s been almost two-and-a-half years since Michigan’s revamped emergency manager law took effect. Thirteen Michigan cities and five school districts are currently under some form of state oversight.

Regardless of your thoughts about the idea of the state appointing unelected officials to take control over cities and schools – it’s fair to say there have been some successes on the municipal front. Seven cities are now transitioning back to full local control. Only one municipal emergency manager remains on the job. Continue reading

Lake Superior State University has lowest net-tuition in Michigan

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A new study shows Lake Superior State University in Sault Ste. Marie has Michigan’s lowest net-tuition rate for public universities.

The recent study conducted by the U.S. Department of Education ranked LSSU first among the state’s 15 public universities for net-tuition costs. Continue reading

Michigan recognizes schools for having cardiac emergency preparedness.

Heart Safe In November, Michigan schools across the state started adding cardiac emergency drills to the classrooms. Schools with drills in place will now have a chance to receive a special designation.
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