Education

Sehvilla Mann / WMUK

(MPRN-Undated) Test scores for Michigan’s students showed some improvements, but declines in crucial subjects. 

WMUK

(MPRN-Lansing) A free market think-tank says the use of private contractors in public schools has grown over the last decade-and-a-half. 

Sehvilla Mann / WMUK

Teacher Anne Lape says it’s normal for students to be anxious about the start of a new school year. But she says parents should be aware of the signs that a child is suffering from anxiety.


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(MPRN-Lansing) Many states across the country cut funding for public higher education during the Great Recession. A new report shows the money hasn’t been replaced in most states – including in Michigan. 

8th graders work on a math assignment at Covert Public Schools
Rebecca Thiele, WMUK

(MPRN-Lansing) The Michigan State Board of Education deadlocked along party lines Tuesday on a model student code of conduct. The major issue was protecting students from discrimination based on their gender identity. 

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