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June 27, 2016

Gov. Snyder signs education budget with per pupil increase, money for private schools

Gov. Rick Snyder on Monday signed a $16.1 billion education budget that included $2.5 million for private schools, despite pending legal questions over the legality of that.
(Governor signs education budget)

June 16, 2016

Mothers jailed for truancy after ignoring pleas to send kids to school

Two women are in the Muskegon County Jail because they refused to send their children to school – even after they were given repeated opportunities right down to the final hour to avoid lockup.
Mothers jailed for truancy

June 15, 2016

Shooting victim found refuge in school, but the streets claimed him

She watches the video over and over, the one of J'Mari Harris leaving for the last time out the front doors of the school that was a refuge from the streets that would claim him later that day.
(Shooting victim found refuge in school)

June 13, 2016

Muskegon Heights school shooting charges near for GR-area man, prosecutor says

Clarence Jamichael McCaleb, who's accused of shooting three people Feb. 9 outside Muskegon Heights high school but still hasn't been charged with that, faces additional charges "probably in the next week or so," a prosecutor said in court Monday.
School shooter charged soon

June 10, 2016

Adult students show off job skills for employers after 18-week program

When offered a free education, Robert Cory didn't think twice.
External LinkAdult students show off job skills