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May 18, 2017
Charter schools could give enrollment preference to low-income students under House bill

Charter schools could grant an enrollment preference to neighborhood children from low-income families under legislation approved Thursday by a panel in the Michigan House of Representatives.

Charter schools could give enrollment preference to low-income students under House bill

May 18, 2017
Mona Shores dedicating Friday as 'Sea of Blue' for Officer Ginka

Mona Shores Public Schools is dedicating Friday, May 19 as "Sea of Blue" to honor Officer Jon Ginka and provide support for his family.

Mona Shores dedicating Friday as 'Sea of Blue' for Officer Ginka

May 17, 2017
Muskegon Heights superintendent selected for Okemos job

Muskegon Heights Public School Academy System's superintendent has accepted an offer of employment from another Michigan school district.

Muskegon Heights superintendent selected for Okemos job

May 17, 2017
Trump’s first full education budget: Deep cuts to public school programs in pursuit of school choice

Funding for college work-study programs would be cut in half, public-service loan forgiveness would end and hundreds of millions of dollars that public schools could use for mental health, advanced coursework and other services would vanish under a Trump administration plan to cut $10.6 billion from federal education initiatives, according to budget documents obtained by The Washington Post.

Trump’s first full education budget: Deep cuts to public school programs in pursuit of school choice

May 16, 2017
State Rep. Tim Kelly could be headed to job at U.S. Department of Education

Michigan Rep. Tim Kelly, R-Saginaw Township, could be headed to Washington, D.C. soon for a new job with the U.S. Department of Education. 

State Rep. Tim Kelly could be headed to job at U.S. Department of Education