Education

Kevin Lavery, WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) Democrats and local officials in some cities say they’re getting the cold shoulder from the state’s school turnaround chief. 

(MPRN-Lansing) A state panel will be named soon to look into improving Michigan’s dismal literacy rate. Governor Rick Snyder signed an executive order Wednesday creating the new PreK-12 Literacy Commission. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) If you have kids and are planning a Labor Day trip, you might want to check your child’s school calendar. 50 school districts have received a waiver to start classes before the holiday. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) Governor Rick Snyder has asked the Michigan Supreme Court to offer an opinion on whether it’s ever possible for the state to give money to a private or parochial school. 

Western Michigan University

Tuition is going up just over 4% at Western Michigan University this fall. The Board of Trustees approved the increase at their meeting Wednesday morning. 

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