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Central Michigan University recovers from flooding
The university is preparing to welcome students back to campus for the fall semester after weeks of recovery work

Central Michigan University recovers from floodingThe university is preparing to welcome students back to campus for the fall semester after weeks of recovery work
  • Michigan
  • 11 hours, 19 minutes ago
Detroit

Educators line up for Detroit recruitment fair
As district works to fill 340 teacher shortages for new school year, job seekers attend event Thursday

Educators line up for Detroit recruitment fairAs district works to fill 340 teacher shortages for new school year, job seekers attend event Thursday
  • Detroit
  • 3 days, 21 hours ago
Detroit

Michiganians wide-eyed about approaching solar eclipse

Michiganians wide-eyed about approaching solar eclipseMuseums and libraries are organizing eclipse watch parties, educational activities and glasses you can’t find elsewhere
  • Detroit
  • 22 hours, 39 minutes ago
Education

Metro Detroit pitches in for school supplies

Metro Detroit pitches in for school suppliesSchool supply drives have become more common in Detroit, Pontiac and Flint
  • Education
  • 5 days, 12 hours ago
Detroit

Detroit school board OKs settlement, approves contract

Detroit school board OKs settlement, approves contractDetroit Public Schools Community District also approved new academic calendar
  • Detroit
  • 5 days, 22 hours ago
Michigan

Mich. lowers requirements for English-proficiency test

Michigan lowers requirements for English-proficiency testThe Michigan Department of Education said it will reduce the overall score students need to get on the proficiency test
  • Michigan
  • 6 days, 9 hours ago
Michigan

Unions blast alternate teacher certification program

Unions blast alternate teacher certification programThe state Department of Education confirmed it approved a preparation and certification program by Teachers of Tomorrow
  • Michigan
  • 1 week ago
Detroit

Detroit school board may settle contractor debt

Detroit school board may settle contractor debtA payment plan to resolve a $31 million court judgment will be considered by the Detroit school board on Tuesday
  • Detroit
  • 1 week ago
Detroit

Hearing debates who failed Detroit’s students

Hearing debates who failed Detroit’s studentsLawsuit that claims the state has excluded Detroit children from Michigan’s educational system has day in court
  • Detroit
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Detroit

Student, attorney weigh in on literacy case

Student, attorney weigh in on literacy caseArguments were heard August 10, 2017 in Detroit in a federal lawsuit seeking to equalize education opportunities for Detroit Public Schools students.
  • Detroit
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Detroit

Suit over right to quality education faces big test

Suit over right to quality education faces big testU.S. District Judge Stephen J. Murphy III will hear arguments Thursday brought by seven Detroit schoolchildren
  • Detroit
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Detroit

Universities offer aid to Marygrove College students

Universities offer aid to Marygrove College studentsWayne State University plans an informational session, while Spring Arbor University will match financial aid packages
  • Detroit
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Detroit

Marygrove College halting undergrad programs

Marygrove College halting undergrad programsThe Detroit-based college will only offer grad and professional development programs
  • Detroit
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Education

Michigan ranks 7th in most student debt

Michigan ranks 7th in most student debtA WalletHub study finds Ohio has the most student debt in the nation, and Michigan ranks in the top 10
  • Education
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Nation

Advocacy groups decry DOJ move on college admissions

Advocacy groups decry Justice move on college admissionsThe Trump administration is signaling that it will begin investigating universities over their admissions policies
  • Nation
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Politics

No penalties after state probe of academy funding
The Department of Education will not penalize school districts that may have inappropriately obtained taxpayer funding

No penalties after state probe of academy fundingThe Department of Education will not penalize school districts that may have inappropriately obtained taxpayer funding
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Education

6 last-minute strategies to pay for college

6 last-minute strategies to pay for collegeHere are six strategies to pay for college as recommended by people who specialize in college admissions.
  • Education
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Politics

DeVos defends Trump-backed education cuts

DeVos defends Trump-backed teacher education cutsEducation Secretary Betsy DeVos defended Trump-proposed cuts to teacher education during a stop Tuesday in Grand Rapids
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Detroit

Forum discusses having students skip standardized tests

Forum discusses having students skip standardized testsAbout 20 people attended the event headed by the Detroit Independent Freedom Schools movement
  • Detroit
  • 3 weeks ago
Education

Record number of Mich. schools to start early

Record number of Mich. schools to start earlyA total of 123 school districts across the state have received waivers to start school after Labor Day.
  • Education
  • 3 weeks ago
Detroit

Pension cut for 13th principal in DPS kickback scheme

Pension cut for 13th principal in DPS kickback schemeAttorney General Bill Schuette said he secured the state-paid portions of ex-DPS principal Josette Buendia’s pension
  • Detroit
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Detroit

Detroit teachers approve 3-year contract

Detroit teachers approve 3-year contractTeachers in Detroit schools will get a 7.13% raise over two years
  • Detroit
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Detroit

GM awards grants and swabs paint in Cody Rouge

GM awards grants and swabs paint in Cody RougeAnnual week of volunteering comes with $225,000 for education- and youth-related nonprofits
  • Detroit
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Wayne County

Judge: Wrong man serving on Taylor’s school board

Judge: Wrong man serving on Taylor’s school boardJudge Robert Colombo wrote that Ronald Miller, not David Meyers, is entitled to hold office
  • Wayne County
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Michigan

WMU officials urge Trump: Try to stop Saudi executions

WMU officials urge Trump: Try to stop Saudi executionsWestern Michigan University leaders want Trump to intervene in the looming execution of 14 Saudi Arabians
  • Michigan
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Detroit

Detroit among cities in national education march

Detroit among cities in national education marchMarch for Public Education rally in southwest for Detroit’s public school districts on Saturday.
  • Detroit
  • 1 month ago
Flint Water Crisis

UM’s Flint campus gets $400K for water expenses

UM’s Flint campus gets $400,000 for water expensesA University spokesman says the money is partial reimbursement for the school’s response to the water emergency
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month ago
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