Snow showers. High near 25. Wind chill values as low as zero. West-southwest wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90 percent. New snow accumulation of around 2 inches.
The state school superintendent said Tuesday he will direct more of Michigan's worst public schools into a state improvement district as early as January, while critics questioned whether the move is legal without the Legislature's blessing.
Rich of Spring Lake Township asked, "The Spring Lake school district just had a bond proposal which voters said 'no' to (Nov. 5). Now they're talking about another election in May 2014. I would like to know how much these elections cost and who pays for them."