The state board of education responded Tuesday to a new conservative group’s concerns over ‘hyper-sexualization’ in schools
It’s Whitmer’s fifth state budget but the first she presented to a Legislature controlled by her own party.
Plan to be released on Wednesday will stress tutoring, literacy, and preschool.
Whitmer to ask Legislature to fund scholarships and stipends for future teachers, but won’t resurrect $1.5 billion retention bonus proposal
Governor’s office to unveil budget Wednesday.
Labor leaders say they want to be prepared if Supreme Court changes its mind about dues requirements for public employees.
Tutoring and preschool, not holding kids back, will help address Michigan’s literacy struggles, state superintendent tells lawmakers.
Ambitious plans depend on being able to find enough staff.
During Wednesday’s State of the State address, Whitmer is expected to ask for supplemental funding for individualized instruction.
Teachers wanted a seat at the table in setting Michigan’s education agenda. Now they’re at the head of the table.
Dayna Polehanki, Matt Koleszar, Darrin Camilleri, and Regina Weiss will lead legislative panels that control education policy and education funding
New Michigan school board president is optimistic about getting agenda through Democratic Legislature
Priorities include rewriting third-grade reading law and improving school staffing
The proposal doesn’t have a clear political path after Democrats won full control of the state legislature in November
Remembering Oxford: Michigan’s newly empowered Democrats look to gun control as a school safety strategy
Plans would go beyond task force’s recommendations, which center on mental health and building security
Chalkbeat Detroit will pay close attention to chronic absenteeism, because high rates in communities like Detroit are hurting pandemic recovery efforts
Some discover too late that their school work didn’t count toward a diploma
They could get it when Democrats take over the state Legislature in January
Advocates now have to navigate a crowded legislative agenda as Democrats take power in Lansing
Work and learn: Michigan teacher certification program would mix theory with more on-the-job experience
Superintendents band together to try to alleviate teacher shortage
Shortening teacher preparation programs will save MSU students $16,700 in tuition and get them into teaching jobs faster.
Extra help is on the way, but funding remains limited
Her influence is likely to be dimmed, but not doused by blue wave
Expect no flurry of education bills as the GOP majority’s time runs out
Education advocate: ‘We’re thinking boldly now.’
Education was a key issue in Michigan governor’s election
Did Dixon say kids can’t get COVID? Are children failing reading under Whitmer’s watch? As Election Day approaches, Chalkbeat looks into the candidates’ claims about each other.
Republican candidate built a six-figure campaign war chest for Michigan school board race
More than 75% of Michigan students headed to in-state colleges and universities will be eligible
Tudor Dixon and Gretchen Whitmer debated for the second time before the Nov. 8 election
Opponents say it’s an unnecessary distraction
Two Democrats, two Republicans, and four minor-party representatives vie for two seats on Michigan state school board
Candidates weigh in on school choice, book bans, performance of state superintendent, and more
Researchers say it will take years to catch up; individualized instruction accelerates gains