This year’s below-normal temperatures have been making it hard for many people to even step outside. Some Michigan ski resorts say the cold is also translating to fewer people hitting the slopes. Continue reading
Bitter cold weather and snow continues to cause Michigan schools to cancel days.
It’s called Student Tools for Emergency Planning, or STEP. It’s a curriculum that helps teachers prepare students for emergencies like tornadoes, flooding and storms. Continue reading
The funding for the food pantries come from the Community Foundation of Northeast Michigan. Continue reading
A bill in front of Gov. Rick Snyder would require the state to find out how much it costs to educate a student in Michigan.
Gov. Rick Snyder is still interested in passing legislation to increase state intervention in schools with financial troubles.
Now as the year comes to a close, one of his donations will be making its way to McLean and Eakin Booksellers in Petoskey. Continue reading
The 2011 documentary film Bully, follows the lives of 5 kids and their families over the course of a school year, as they deal with bullying. Continue reading
The Grandville Robodawgs began designing, building and programming competitive robots as one high school robotics team in 1998. Continue reading
Millions of dollars are being invested into state races this year by a national alliance to elect state leaders who, in their eyes, will most effectively improve American education.
In order to address a more than seven million dollar deficit, the Saginaw School district has made some tough cuts to facilities, teachers and teachers’ pay… Continue reading
Recent school shootings across the country have some local districts looking for ways to improve security. 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
Michigan 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).
Popping pills and shooting up; experts say drugs are becoming more of a problem in central Michigan, especially prescription drugs and heroin.
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. Continue reading
Kids will be kids. Boys will be boys.
Anti-bullying leaders say those are scapegoat phrases. Continue reading
A 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.
Michigan schools would have to be more transparent about how they conduct emergency safety drills under a bill approved Wednesday in the state House.
State lawmakers have agreed to move forward with a new set of school standards in Michigan. Continue reading