Muskegon Area Matters
The Michigan Department of Education launched its parent dashboardTuesday, a tool that provides an array of performance data on every public school in the state.
Michigan lawmakers return to the Capitol this week, kicking off the final year of the 2017-2018 legislative session.
State Superintendent Brian Whiston is undergoing radiation treatment after recently being diagnosed with cancer, though he remains in daily contact with officials at the Michigan Department of Education and comes into the office periodically, the State Board of Education announced Tuesday.
The Michigan Department of Education is expected to announce $5 million in competitive grants for career and technical education programs in the state by early next year, the department announced in a news release.
In a case that wound its way through Michigan courts for more than half a decade, state officials spent more than $380,000 on outside attorneys, according to information obtained by MLive.
Our own Senator Goeff Hansen is now serving as the chairman of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on K-12, School Aid, and Education. He is a key contact in Lansing regarding school funding.