Education

State Capitol - file photo
Melissa Benmark / WKAR

(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. 

WMUK

A series of recommendations has been made for improving safety at Western Michigan University. 

iStock/Svetlana Larina

(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. 

State Capitol - file photo
Kevin Lavery, WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) A day before the new legislative session starts lawmakers, business experts and people in the education community are getting serious about changing K through 12 schools in Michigan. 

Changes To Zero Tolerance Policy Signed Into Law

Dec 22, 2016
MPRN

(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. 

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