The scholarship program was announced during a college decision day event in Battle Creek.
The proposal would provide increased funding for at-risk students and fund free school meals for all public-school students.
The school aid budgets from both chambers would invest more heavily in helping students get back on track academically and mentally.
Providers said Michigan’s economy can’t recover from the pandemic if the state’s system for providing care for children while their parents are at work isn’t healthy.
Health officials confirmed on Friday that some students contracted Haemophilus influenzae.
Parents of children ages 4-7 are urged to monitor their children for symptoms, which include fever, nausea, vomiting, lethargy, and abdominal pain.
Candice Jackson’s win marks the first time since 2006 that a Detroit teacher has taken home the state’s highest teaching honor.
District outlines options for employees who face layoffs to move into different positions
DPSCD has 29 cell towers across the city, with some towers reaping as much as $2,000 per month for the district.
DPSCD students would need teacher permission to use tools such as ChatGPT for class assignments under revised policy
50 school employees — mostly deans and assistant principals — have been offered buyout packages ahead of the end of the school year.
It’s the latest in a string of disciplinary actions against district employees over alleged mistreatment of students.
“I do see them as like an artery of the school,” Josie Silver said of libraries.
Trips to France and Spain are still planned for this summer, but the end of federal COVID aid will limit opportunities starting next year.
Michigan legislators hear testimony on the cost of turnover and instability in the classroom
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Detailed family income data has the potential to shape how schools are evaluated, staffed, and even funded.
The water hydration stations at the School at Marygrove are operated by the Marygrove Conservancy, not the Detroit school district.
In the Detroit Public Schools Community District, officials are directing more than half of their COVID funds to fix buildings that are in disrepair.
As online credit recovery programs continue to expand, experts raise concerns that a rise in high school graduation rates may not reflect student learning.
Superintendent Nikolai Vitti says officials will host engagement sessions after spring break to share and explain their recommendations.
Limited access to school buses and an unreliable transit system make it tougher for students to get to class.
The options vary based on where you live and which school the student attends.
Students and staff returned March 15, but tile repairs continue in the hallways.
District leaders and bidder Life Remodeled call off talks amid dispute over adding new financial benchmarks to terms of their deal.
Detroit school level administrators and support staff were informed this week of potential job cuts.
Students may confuse the attention of caring adults with punishment.
Critics say it duplicates ratings that are already required under federal law.
Some Democratic backers of the repeal say the provision in the 2016 literacy law has been a threat hanging over the heads of struggling students.
Summer school to be scaled back, too, as the district prioritizes nurses, social workers and academic interventionists.
Writers from youth group Local Circles who surveyed their peers share some sobering stories and messages of hope.
A return to pre-pandemic funding policy led some providers to shutter newly opened GSRP classrooms, complicating Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s plans.
Teachers like Gipson — experienced, committed to working with 4-year-olds, and bilingual to boot — are in short supply in Michigan preschools.
The state board of education responded Tuesday to a new conservative group’s concerns over ‘hyper-sexualization’ in schools
Investments are welcome news for a city working to recover from generations of disinvestment.
It’s Whitmer’s fifth state budget but the first she presented to a Legislature controlled by her own party.
Early childhood advocates have said Michigan must address teacher shortages if the state’s preschool program is expanded to all 4-year-olds.
Plan to be released on Wednesday will stress tutoring, literacy, and preschool.
Early educators will be watching closely for details in Whitmer’s preschool proposal in a budget presentation next week.
Labor leaders say they want to be prepared if Supreme Court changes its mind about dues requirements for public employees.