Muskegon Area Matters
Alternative schools in Flint, Wayne, Oakland and Kent counties top the list of public high schools with the lowest average SAT scores in 2018, according to data recently released by the Michigan Department of Education.
Michigan's average total SAT score fell to 1000.1, down from 1007.6 last year, according to data released last week by the Michigan Department of Education.
Compare 2018 SAT scores among Michigan public high schools
Michigan children starting second grade this year will be the first group subject to a 2016 state law requiring students to repeat third grade if their reading performance is too low.
Michigan's 2018 statewide assessment scores in reading, math and science were down slightly from the previous year, according to M-STEP results released today.
Betsy DeVos quickly drew the ire of Democrats and educators alike this week when her Education Department said it was mulling whether states should be allowed to use grant funds to buy guns for schools.
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.