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New security equipment to be installed in Traverse City schools

TheBootRecent school shootings across the country have some local districts looking for ways to improve security. Read more

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STEM Summer Workshops for Teachers


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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. Read more

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EAA debate heats up in Lansing, final vote possible this week

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAMichigan Senate Majority Leader Randy Richardville hopes to hold a final vote this week on a bill to expand the state’s Education Achievement Authority (EAA).
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Isabella group to host drug abuse symposium

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Popping pills and shooting up; experts say drugs are becoming more of a problem in central Michigan, especially prescription drugs and heroin.
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Charlevoix Area Hospital School Nurse Program


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Once upon a time, school children were attended to quickly when medical issues arose by the often beloved school nurse.

Today, many schools have cut back or cut out the school nurse position due to budget constraints.

The Charlevoix Area Hospital Nurse Program is being recognized for, you could say, bringing the good old days back by providing nurses to nine local schools. Read more

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Anti-Bullying “Relentless Tour” stops by Beal City


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Kids will be kids. Boys will be boys.

Anti-bullying leaders say those are scapegoat phrases. Read more

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Should state mandate holding back 3rd graders who fail reading test?

file0001657242870A state House panel could vote this week on a bill that would require schools to hold back 3rd graders who do not pass a state reading test.
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School safety drill legislation clears state House

file6211246479121Michigan schools would have to be more transparent about how they conduct emergency safety drills under a bill approved Wednesday in the state House.
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Fight in Lansing over Common Core is done, at least for now

School desksState lawmakers have agreed to move forward with a new set of school standards in Michigan. Read more

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