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State lawmakers could rethink how much and what kind of information schools are required to report to the state. 

Battle Creek Public Schools has set locations for parent sessions to discuss the possible closure of elementary schools. Three meetings have been scheduled for next week. (Battle Creek)

(MPRN-Lansing) Michigan families could lose their cash assistance if one or more of their children persistently miss school. That’s under a bill approved by the state House on Thursday. 

RICHLAND, MI — Former Gull Lake athletic director Marc Throop was fired Feb. 25 because he took athletic department funds, according to documents obtained by MLive Kalamazoo Gazette via the Freedom of Information Act. (Kalamazoo Gazette)

KALAMAZOO, MI -- The Kalamazoo Regional Educational Service Agency is seeking applications to fill the board vacancy created by the death of board President Jim Harrington, who passed away Tuesday, March 17. (Kalamazoo Gazette)