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A one-stop resource for the latest news about MAISD programs and services AND local schools - non-public, charter, and public.

July 13, 2016

Gov. Snyder asks Supreme Court to review legality of $2.5M in private school funding

Gov. Rick Snyder is asking the Michigan Supreme Court for an advisory opinion on whether $2.5 million in state dollars to reimburse nonpublic schools for complying with state mandates is constitutional.
Synder asks Court opinion on private school funding

July 13, 2016

Muskegon Heights high-stepping band, the school's 'heartbeat,' may return

Muskegon Heights Academy is taking the necessary steps to bring back its popular high-stepping marching band for the 2016-17 school year.
Heights Marching band may return

July 13, 2016

Tax vote 'last stand' for 10 libraries in Muskegon County

An Aug. 2 vote in Muskegon County could make or break 10 community libraries.
August 2 vote 'last stand' for 10 libraries

July 8, 2016

Michigan joins federal lawsuit over transgender bathroom directive

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette announced Friday that he was joining nine other states in a lawsuit challenging federal guidance directing schools to grant transgender students access to restrooms and locker rooms that match their gender identity.
Michigan joins transgender federal lawsuit

July 8, 2016

Nearly half the families of Michigan's child care workers rely on public assistance, report says

While researchers regularly tout the importance of early childhood education, many of Michigan's preschool teachers and child care workers earn low, often unlivable wages, according to a new report.
Child care workers earn low wages, report says