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September 22, 2016

'Be nice' anti-bullying, suicide prevention program to roll out at area schools

Muskegon County schools are preparing to battle bullying and suicide.
'Be nice' anti-bullying, suicide prevention program to roll out at area schools

September 22, 2016

Reducing preschool suspensions, expulsions goal of new state guidance

Early childhood educators should avoid suspending or expelling students in all but "extraordinary circumstances" where a serious safety threat cannot be avoided, according to voluntary guidance under development by the Michigan Department of Education.
Reducing preschool suspensions, expulsions goal of new state guidance

September 21, 2016

Third-grade reading bills head to Gov. Snyder's desk

The Michigan House and Senate on Wednesday put a final approval on legislation aiming to improve the literacy of Michigan third-graders, sending long-debated legislation to the desk of Gov. Rick Snyder.
Third-grade reading bills head to Gov. Snyder's desk

September 20, 2016

Compromise reached on 3rd grade reading bill that could hold back struggling students

A bill aimed at improving childhood literacy is moving forward in the Michigan Legislature after a committee reached a compromise Tuesday on controversial provisions that would hold back students who fail to read proficiently by third grade.
Compromise reached on 3rd grade reading bill that could hold back struggling students

September 19, 2016

Muskegon Area Promise ready to go countywide to 16 high schools

Every Muskegon County senior in the class of 2017 will have the opportunity to attend Muskegon Community College and Baker College of Muskegon for free for two years.
Muskegon Area Promise ready to go countywide to 16 high schools