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April 21, 2017
Don't 'dumb' down high school graduation requirements, former Lt. Gov. says

Former Lt. Gov. John Cherry had a message Thursday for a group of state lawmakers examining possible changes to the Michigan Merit Curriculum, a set or rigorous high school graduation requirements he helped create: Don't "dumb" it down.

Don't 'dumb' down high school graduation requirements, former Lt. Gov. says

April 21, 2017
Muskegon County among worst in state for child well-being, study says

Muskegon County ranks 70th statewide for child well-being

Muskegon County is one of the worst counties in the state when it comes to the overall well-being of its children, according to a study by the Michigan League for Public Policy.

Muskegon County among worst in state for child well-being, study says

April 20, 2017
Agreements preventing closure of 38 Michigan schools 'very close' to being signed

State officials expect to begin signing partnership agreements later this week that would keep open - for at least another 18 months - more than 30 schools at risk of closure for dismal academic performance, state Superintendent Brian Whiston announced Wednesday.

Agreements preventing closure of 38 Michigan schools 'very close' to being signed

April 20, 2017
Student expelled for allegedly carrying gun at career tech site

The Oakridge Public Schools Board of Education voted Wednesday, April 19 to expel a student who allegedly carried a loaded handgun onto a Career Tech Center construction site.

Student expelled for allegedly carrying gun at career tech site