Michigan education reform

11:50 am
Wed April 24, 2013

Snyder backs some of reform team's proposals for classroom

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Group has been subject of heavy criticism. Snyder says he likes idea of using technology to improve performance in classroom
Lansing - Gov. Rick Snyder on Tuesday embraced classroom technology innovation that is part of a controversial reform group's study and said he wants to make the reformers' secret "skunk works" project an "official" government initiative.
Michigan education system
10:34 am
Tue April 23, 2013

Governor's education summit held amid criticism of reform group

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Governor Rick Snyder is calling for the business and education communities to work together to prepare students to enter the job market. He opened his education summit Monday in East Lansing saying the education system is broken. 

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2:20 pm
Mon April 22, 2013

Snyder says education system is broken

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Governor kicks off education summit while controversy continues over proposals by education reform group
EAST LANSING - Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder kicked off an education summit today by saying the system for preparing students for the workplace - both at the state level and nationally - is broken. But Snyder made no reference in his opening remarks at the Governor's Education Summit to a growing controversy over an education reform group headed by a top Snyder official.