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August 16, 2017

Court rejects appeal on temporary freeze of $2.5M in state funds for private schools

The Michigan Court of Appeals has denied a request by the state to appeal a temporary freeze on $2.5 million included in the state budget to reimburse private schools for health and safety mandates.

Court rejects appeal on temporary freeze of $2.5M in state funds for private schools

August 16, 2017

House Democrats push African-American history mandate following Charlottesville violence

Following last weekend's violent white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va., Democrats in the Michigan House of Representatives are pushing for legislation requiring African-American history be taught in all public schools, saying education is key to eliminating racism.

House Democrats push African-American history mandate following Charlottesville violence

August 15, 2017

Rigorous test poses challenges to Michigan's English language learners

Each year, students across Michigan with a limited grasp of English take a test gauging whether they are ready to transition out of programs or services designed to build their language skills.

Rigorous test poses challenges to Michigan's English language learners

August 15, 2017

WOOD TV-8: Police, school search for racist graffiti culprit

Police and school officials are trying to figure out who wrote racist statements on a statue at Muskegon High School.

Police, school search for racist graffiti culprit

August 14, 2017

Police, school investigating after finding noose on Muskegon playground

Police and school leaders in Muskegon are investigating after a noose was found at a playground over the weekend.

Police, school investigating after finding noose on Muskegon playground