Battle Creek Public Schools

"Linda Hicks has resigned as superintendent of Battle Creek Public Schools, Board of Education President Todd Stagner said tonight. He made the announcement at the board’s meeting at the BCPS administration building." (Battle Creek Enquirer)

Battle Creek Public Schools increased its graduation rate by 10 percentage points last year, according to data released Thursday. The district reported a 55 percent on-time overall graduation rate last year, up from 44 percent in 2013. Nearly 82 percent of students at Battle Creek Central High School graduated on time in 2014. That’s compared to about 75 percent for 2013. (Battle Creek Enquirer)

School Board had voted in March to keep transportation in house. But Superintendent told board she found more savings

District faces a $2.7-million shortfall for 2013-14

Battle Creek trying again for renewal of millage to pay for upkeep of facilities