Muskegon Area Matters
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 email@example.com
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.
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.
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.
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.