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Tracking Trends
2017 April 5 - 12:00 am

Education Proposal Also Calls for Universal Access to Preschool

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan should make community college free for everyone and give merit-based scholarships to high school graduates who attend the state’s public universities, a commission formed by Gov. Rick Snyder said in a report that also recommends abolishing grade levels and instead advancing students only once they master content.
Politics and Policy
2014 September 7 - 12:00 am

Schools, including Kellogg CC, Cited for Shortcomings in Fiscal Oversight and Academic Performance

The 11 chartering agents include five universities, a community college, the state’s turnaround entity in Detroit and four K-12 districts. They are the chartering bodies for 124, or 43 percent, of 289 independent, public charter schools, according to the most recent figures.
Politics and Policy
2014 June 23 - 12:00 am

Governor Wants More Emphasis Placed on Skilled Trades and Technical Training

“The jurisdiction, the place that does this the best over the next few years will have a strategic economic advantage,” he told a crowd during his keynote speech at the Mackinac Policy Conference, the Detroit Regional Chamber’s annual meeting for more than 1,500 business, political and civil leaders.

Advocates Say Full Academic Load Is Key to On-Time Graduation

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