Education

A-F Grading System Up For Consideration Again

Feb 9, 2018
State Capitol Rotunda - file photo
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(MPRN-Lansing)  Some lawmakers in Lansing want to use an A through F grading system to rate schools in some categories. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) Governor Rick Snyder can expect a controversial bill on his desk soon. Lawmakers passed legislation to send more money to charter schools Tuesday. 

State Capitol Rotunda - file photo
Cheyna Roth / Michigan Public Radio Network

(MPRN-Lansing) The state House narrowly passed a charter school bill Thursday. It would let charter schools qualify for countywide tax millage dollars. 

State Senator Margaret O'Brien - file photo
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(MPRN-Lansing) Republican and Democratic leaders in the state Legislature are all calling for the removal of Michigan State University President Lou Anna Simon. Lawmakers say they’ve lost confidence in her leadership because of the handling of the Larry Nassar scandal. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) A new report says it costs at least $9,600 to properly educate a student in Michigan’s public schools. 

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