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Grassroots Parent Group Initiative

Parents from throughout the Muskegon Area are joining a new "Friends of Muskegon Area Schools" parent group that will advocate for the educational interests of children by receiving and sharing informational emails and communicating with our lawmakers. To join, simply email friendsofmuskegonareaschools@gmail.com

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January 20, 2017
Search how your school, district ranked on Michigan's academic performance rankings

The Michigan Department of Education released its annual list of the state's schools ranked from top-to-bottom based largely on student performance on state standardized tests.

Search how your school, district ranked on Michigan's academic performance rankings

January 20, 2017
See which 38 Michigan schools are at risk of state closure

Thirty-eight chronically failing Michigan schools - nearly two-thirds of which are in Detroit - are at risk of closure after being repeatedly ranked among the lowest performing schools statewide, Gov. Rick Snyder's administration announced Friday.

See which 38 Michigan schools are at risk of state closure

January 20, 2017
State finalizing plan to give all Michigan public schools A to F grade

Report cards carrying A to F grades have long been a fact of life for students. Now, Michigan's schools could soon receive them, too.

State finalizing plan to give all Michigan public schools A to F grade

 

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.