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Connections Education's Michigan-based virtual and blended learning public schools receive high marks from parents
High school juniors' largest gains on the Michigan Merit Exam was in social studies.
Only five other Michigan schools and 94 school worldwide have met the rigorous academic criteria required to achieve “Leader in Me Lighthouse School” status.
Restrooms were trashed, staff members were targeted, duct tape was used liberally and feminine hygiene products were taped to the walls in hijinks school president says took a personal, “m
George Heitsch was selected on a 4-3 vote to replace retiring Superintendent Susan H. Zurvalec.
Feedback forms are available online through Monday, May 5, and will be made available to
The Students Reinventing Michigan Contest awarded $22,000 in scholarships to students in Farmington Hills, Sterling Heights, Rochester, Troy and Grand Rapids.
Greg Thompson leads interested Longacre elementary students in 30-minute fitness routines four mornings a week in “Rise and Shine” sessions.
Ride a bike. Fly a kite. Take a hike. Volunteer. What would you do if you were unplugged?
The Farmington Public Schools Board of Education will interview four superintendent finalists April 23-24, then narrow the list to two. The interviews are open to the public and will be broa
Open houses planned April 16-17 to familiarie residents with the web-based lerning environment and platform.
Similar meetings were held at MSU in February.
With Assistant Superintendent Catherine Cost’s departure and Superintendent Sue Zurvalec’s retirement, Farmington schools’ top administrative positions will be vacant.
Parents argue musical based on the gory Stephen King novel is inappropriate and takes shots at fundamentalist Christians, but school defends decision and the powerful anti-bullying message t
The Rainbow Loom craze his swept kids across the nation, but a group of students from Michigan reached across to thousands of miles to a young cancer victim and “cover him in prayer.”
Late-night TV host’s suit of oh-so-many-colors started out as a joke, but now it’s being sold to raise money for kids with cancer.
Interviews will occur Wednesday and Thursday, March 5-6, with the final selection scheduled for March 10.
Students from the Jain Society of Greater Detroit envisioned the city of Istanbul more than 150 years in the future.
Wood Creek and Longacre elementary schools have had building-related closures this year and have already looked into how students will make up lost time.
Officials in Farmington and Walled Lake school districts have cancelled classes due to bitterly cold temperatures.