Michigan’s legislature is now considering a bill that would eliminate the requirement of algebra II for h.s. graduation.
A former teacher in Mich. pleaded no contest to stabbing his wife & having a sexual relationship with a middle school student.
A star athlete had sex with a student in his car near the school. The girl’s attire was questioned and she was expelled. He graduated.
Economics research from the U of Mich. shows Medicaid expansion under ACA brought jobs and new revenue for the state in addition to insuring people.
Reading at grade level, by third grade, has been shown to predict success throughout a student’s school life, and one group of Mich. schools is meeting the challenge.
A winter storm has brought more than a foot of snow and gusty winds to areas in the Upper Midwest and the Northeastern US.
Dire situation in Flint, Mich.: The water supply is contaminated with lead from cheap pipes. Schools ask for help in the form of clean water.
Information sessions about new science and social studies learning standards are ongoing in Mich., with a few more planned for this week.