Legislation introduced by conservative politicians concerned about how schools teach about race
School choice advocates, anticipating the veto from Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, have started a petition drive to circumvent her
Schools exempted most from reading retention law. Third graders who are Black or from low income families were more likely to be held back.
Michigan’s M-STEP test scores are difficult to interpret because so many students — including some of the most vulnerable in the state — didn’t take the exam.
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and Michigan’s health officials have stopped short of issuing a mask mandate for schools, instead strongly recommending local districts adopt such policies on their own.
Approved $17.1 billion Michigan school funding budget sets base funding at $8,700 per student.
More than half of Michigan residents 12 and older have received at least the first dose of the vaccine. Younger children are not yet eligible.
Michigan public school students show marked improvement compared to their peers in other states, according to national test results released Wednesday.
With the state’s read-or-flunk law beginning this year, Michigan’s efforts to help young readers appear to be falling flat.
After several years of flat or declining results, scores on Michigan's M-STEP exam show faint signs of improvement.