Is paddling the best way to discipline students?
It took the Michigan Legislature years to fashion the state's current approach to teacher evaluations. The framework was a bipartisan effort, and highly incorporated the input of experts in the teaching field.
In a front page story, the Detroit Free Press reported that “Detroit schools are grinding out another ‘lost generation.’” The article says that up to 40 percent of the district’s students leave or graduate without mastering “simple arithmetic.”
COOPERSVILLE — An award sits on Sara Heacox’s desk alongside “Star Wars” and Shakespeare figurines.
There will likely be several ideas for what to do with Holland’s old James DeYoung power plant as the planning process goes public in September. Some of those ideas will be from Black River Public School sixth-graders.
The Careerline Tech Center Agriculture and Animal Science program began a new school year with three new verifications that recognize their high level of commitment to agricultural stewardship and protecting the environment.
As a parent, there has been no greater joy than watching and supporting my own children's growth.
Lily Mears, 16, noted that both of her parents were also National Merit Semifinalists.
Shel Silverstein wrote a poem titled “Whatif” where he captures the voice of a young person lying in bed when “prancing” and “partying” Whatifs crawl inside his ear.
Most Michigan schools stayed stable, landing around the same spot on the lists they have for the last couple of years.
Storefront cyber academies exist mainly to make their operators wealthy while providing little education and less hope of success.
Last school year, Livingston Public Schools students endured bus rides as long as 90 minutes due a shortage of drivers.
On Wednesday, the Michigan Department of Education released results of the assessment that students in grades 3-8 took this past spring. Statewide, the scores for the Michigan Student Test of Educational Progress (M-STEP) dropped in 11 of 18 subjects.
Every morning Grand Rapids Public Schools is dedicating a two-hour block of time to literacy instruction for students in kindergarten through second grade at 14 schools to improve proficiency in English language arts.
The first of classes for the Grand Haven and Spring Lake school districts is Tuesday, Aug. 28.