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July 03, 2014
June 30, 2014
Michigan will not administer the Smarter Balanced test in 2014-15, but there's more to the story when it comes to the state's next assessment.
June 27, 2014
The Detroit Free Press and education expert Jeffery Henig highlight the big differences in state charter school policies and cultures.
June 23, 2014
A year-long investigation by the Detroit Free Press finds poor oversight and performance in Michigan's charter schools.
June 18, 2014
A new budget bill in Michigan will provide small, rural schools with higher additional per-pupil payments than larger schools.
May 15, 2014
Michigan has become the most recent state to face big questions about its assessment plans under the Common Core State Standards.
May 01, 2014
Michigan lawmakers are upset with an advocacy group for invoking NCLB waivers in discussions about teacher-evaluation bills under consideration.
April 22, 2014
The Muskegon Heights school district, which was taken over by an emergency manager and converted into an all-charter district, continues to struggle financially.
April 21, 2014
Students say suspensions and expulsions are too frequently issued for minor offenses.
March 17, 2014
Last week parents, teachers and other advocates for special education students gathered at a meeting in Detroit held by the Michigan Department of Education Office of Special Education. The concerns centered on a 19-page proposal to change special education eligibility and teaching requirements in the state.