(MPRN-Lansing) Lawmakers are considering a repeal of a law that allows the state to shut down low-performing schools. The so-called “failing schools law” determines Michigan’s worst-performing schools based on their test scores.
(MPRN-Washington D.C.) The confirmation hearing for Education Secretary nominee Betsy DeVos has been delayed until next week. But, she’s already working to win support for her nomination and her ideas on school reform.
(MPRN-Lansing) Michigan’s zero-tolerance policy is getting what some are calling a “common sense” update. Governor Rick Snyder signed legislation Thursday that will amend the policy to give schools more options when it comes to discipline.