Melissa Benmark / WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) Third graders who fail the state’s reading test might not be able to graduate to 4th grade. That’s if Governor Rick Snyder signs a bill that is headed his way. 

(MPRN-Lansing) The State Board of Education voted Wednesday to adopt voluntary guidelines to help schools with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning students. 


A 22 member search committee has been created to find Western Michigan University’s next president. 

State Officials Say M-STEP Scores Are A Success

Aug 30, 2016

(MPRN-Lansing) At least half of students in every grade scored “below proficient” on every subject of this year’s state standardized test, M-STEP. 

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.