education funding

8:56 pm
Tue April 1, 2014

KPS Superintendent Says Students Not Better Served by K-12 Funding

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In column for Bridge Magazine Michael Rice says districts have less to spend on educating students
Recently, Republicans and Democrats have been debating whether K-12 funding increased or decreased between 2010 and 2013 in the state. It's a great question for political and finance geeks. But it's the wrong question for Michigan. The question citizens and policymakers should be asking is: Are the 1.5 million Michigan public school children better served by their K-12 funding now than in 2010?
6:55 am
Thu October 24, 2013

Covert Superintendent remains optimistic

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Bobbi Morehead says drop in enrollment was expected because of "instability"
COVERT - New Covert schools Superintendent Bobbi Morehead said she loves her new job despite major challenges facing the district.
7:58 pm
Mon October 7, 2013

Schools wary of federal government shutdown

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5% of funding for most Battle Creek area schools comes from federal government
Oct. 21 is the date to watch. That's the date the Michigan Department of Education is due to sign the first batch of checks to public schools for the state's 2013-14 fiscal year. And, for some Michigan schools, that could be first time they feel the impact of a collision of state and federal partisanship that has tied up federal dollars.