Education

7:29 am
Thu July 18, 2013

Three finalists considered for Galesburg-Augusta interim superintendent

Board is expected to decide on an interim superintendent at its meeting next week
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
GALESBURG, MI -- Two elementary principals and a Title I consultant interviewed this week with the Galesburg-Augusta Board of Education to serve as the district's interim superintendent for 2013-14, board President Richard Fletcher said.
6:33 am
Wed July 17, 2013

Decision on "common core" standards not likely until fall

Lawmakers hope to have issue wrapped up before new state fiscal year begins October 1st
LANSING - New standards for Michigan's students, which were approved by the state Board of Education three years ago, probably won't get a stamp of approval - or rejection - from the state Legislature until after school starts in the fall.
Portage Superintendent
4:01 pm
Fri June 21, 2013

Paw Paw Superintendent Mark Bielang named sole finalist to lead Portage School district

Portage Central High School - file photo
Credit WMUK

The Portage School Board has named current Paw Paw Superintendent Mark Bielang as the sole finalist to become Portage's next superintendent. 

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KCReady4s
3:32 pm
Wed June 19, 2013

Upjohn Institute report finds short-term benefits of pre-school program

File photo
Credit The Associated Press

    

A new report by the Upjohn Institute for Employment Research finds positive academic effects from the Kalamazoo County Ready4s program.

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Battle Creek Schools
8:37 am
Tue June 18, 2013

Battle Creek School Board approves $2.2-million in budget cuts

File photo
Credit WMUK

Battle Creek's School Board is expected to approve a budget for the coming fiscal year next week. 

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