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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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March 23, 2017
Search Michigan high school graduation rates by race, gender

Michigan's four-year graduation rate dropped slightly to 79.65 percent in 2015-16, a less than one percent decline from the prior year, according to state data.

Search Michigan high school graduation rates by race, gender

March 23, 2017
West Michigan Head Start programs receive $4.6 million in federal funds

Early childhood education programs in Grand Rapids and Muskegon will together receive $4.6 million in federal funding.

West Michigan Head Start programs receive $4.6 million in federal funds

March 22, 2017
Michigan's high school graduation rate dips slightly

Michigan's four-year high school graduation rate was 79.65 percent in 2015-16, down less than one percent from the prior year, the state announced today.

Michigan's high school graduation rate dips slightly

 

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.