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July 9, 2019
Detroit officials hope their new initiative for gifted children avoids equity issues that plague other cities
The Detroit school district is working to change its approach to identifying and teaching gifted children.
June 27, 2019
Michigan no longer ranks near bottom for special education, but that doesn’t mean students are doing better academically
Michigan’s special education performance improved slightly this year, after it was ranked near the bottom of the nation in 2018.
May 21, 2019
Report: Michigan is making little to no progress in becoming a top-performing state academically
Michigan has little to show for efforts to improve student achievement, according to a report released today.
May 2, 2019
One finalist for Michigan’s top education job is out, which means another will enter the race
If Brenda Cassellius formally withdraws from consideration for the Michigan state superintendent's position, another finalist could be added.
April 24, 2019
These three finalists have a shot at becoming Michigan’s next state schools superintendent
The three finalists for the state superintendent's job from Michigan include two local superintendents and the former head of Minnesota schools.
April 5, 2019
Here are the five people who could land Michigan’s top education job
Three Michigan superintendents, the former head of Minnesota schools, and a Georgia school turnaround specialist. Those are the five applicants for the state…
April 4, 2019
M-STEP: a parent’s guide. What you need to know before your children take Michigan’s mandatory exams
Monday will mark the beginning of Michigan’s annual testing season — eight weeks that will help determine whether all the academic lessons and…
School Leader Wanted
January 25, 2019
Wanted: Education leader who can navigate state politics in Michigan
Michigan needs a new education leader. Do you think you have what it takes?
February 9, 2018
Will the new Michigan education funding study have a political path toward implementation or take a cruise to nowhere?
Three weeks after a new study recommended sweeping changes to Michigan’s school funding system, the question…
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