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MICHIGAN EDUCATION DIGEST - No. 8 Feb. 19, 2015
MEA president using school district to boost pension, university presidents hope to increase tuition?

MICHIGAN EDUCATION DIGEST - No. 7 Feb. 19, 2015
10-year contract to avoid RTW is illegal, EAA to allow schools more independence, Nonpublic school enrollment declines?

MICHIGAN EDUCATION DIGEST - No. 6 Feb. 10, 2015
Saginaw tables Francis Reh offer, Harbaugh’s pay depends more on academic outcomes than AAPS teachers?

MICHIGAN EDUCATION DIGEST - No. 5 Feb. 3, 2015
DPS spent $33M on unused television studios, hundreds of Michigan students and teachers celebrate school choice?

MICHIGAN EDUCATION DIGEST - No. 4 Jan. 27, 2015
Bipartisan school choice celebration in Lansing, Number of Michiganders passing GED drops by 90 percent?

MICHIGAN EDUCATION DIGEST - No. 3 Jan. 20, 2015
DPS gets new emergency manager, Muskegon cuts $6M, Wayne-Westland chooses to demolish school instead of selling?

MICHIGAN EDUCATION DIGEST - No. 2 Jan. 13, 2015
Romeo students make parts for NASA, Plymouth-Canton refuses to enroll nearby students, ACT out and SAT in?

MICHIGAN EDUCATION DIGEST - Vol. XVII, No. 1 Jan. 6, 2015
State to study school funding, MEA threatens district over illegal contract language?

MICHIGAN EDUCATION DIGEST - No. 50 Dec. 16, 2014
MEA explanation for raises false, DOL says, Grand Rapids gets $100K for IB, Detroit school coalition forms?

MICHIGAN EDUCATION DIGEST - No. 49 Dec. 9, 2014
School officials fear road plan, EMU continues with EAA, Michigan may ban student-athlete unions?

MICHIGAN EDUCATION DIGEST - No. 48 Dec. 2, 2014
MEA hands out large raises to top execs, Berrien Springs to open new online tutoring center, concerns about use of M-STEP

MICHIGAN EDUCATION DIGEST - No. 47 Nov. 25, 2014
Snyder administration considering new plan for Detroit Schools, International Academy 2nd in state on CAP report card

MICHIGAN EDUCATION DIGEST - No. 46 Nov. 18, 2014
MDE can’t name district schools closed for poor performance, EAA chancellor to be paid more than $325K

MICHIGAN EDUCATION DIGEST - No. 45 Nov. 11, 2014
ACLU lawsuit rejected, Flint financial audit, Whitmore Lake annexation fails

MICHIGAN EDUCATION DIGEST - No. 44 Nov. 5, 2014
School privatization up, conflicting union positions on campaign emails, Portage teachers protest‏

MICHIGAN EDUCATION DIGEST - No. 43  Oct. 28, 2014
GVSU says don’t penalize schools for enrolling needy students, Brighton removes illegal contract language‏

MICHIGAN EDUCATION DIGEST - No. 42 Oct. 21, 2014
Teacher sues union over ‘release time’ deductions, Dearborn Heights defends suspension, MASB to help Flint

MICHIGAN EDUCATION DIGEST - No. 41 Oct. 14, 2014
Bill could kill charter schools, Caro cancels varsity football season, EAA interim chief’s contract extended

MICHIGAN EDUCATION DIGEST - No. 40 Oct. 7, 2014
Michigan #1 for median teacher salary, state charter schools rated highly, teachers’ claims in Schauer ad inaccurate

MICHIGAN EDUCATION DIGEST - No. 39 Sept. 30, 2014
Student count day, Buena Vista millage, DPS teacher shortage

MICHIGAN EDUCATION DIGEST - No. 38 Sept. 23, 2014
Anti-school choice legislation, DPS debt, teacher pensions

MICHIGAN EDUCATION DIGEST - No. 37 Sept. 16, 2014
DFT president steps down, district saves $737K by dropping MESSA, # of overspending districts declines

MICHIGAN EDUCATION DIGEST - No. 36 Sept. 9, 2014
MEA ‘opt out’ window should be scrapped, Robert Davis admits to taking $200K from Highland Park Schools

MICHIGAN EDUCATION DIGEST - No. 35 Sept. 2, 2014
Charter authorizers offer compromise, legislation to allow schools to start early, Saginaw teachers take pay cut

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