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MICHIGAN EDUCATION DIGEST February 19, 2002

* Engler calls for end to elected State Board of Education
* Michigan school administrative costs skyrocketing
* Accountability plan approved by State Board of Education
* Detroit teachers plan "sick-out"
* Bush touts tuition tax credits
* U.S. Supreme Court to hear voucher case
* NOTICE: Education Freedom Fund seeks scholarship applicants

MICHIGAN EDUCATION DIGEST February 12, 2002

* Engler proposes new tax scheme to preserve school funding
* Planned ballot initiative may end Merit Award scholarship program
* Administrators demoted for financial mismanagement now overseeing Detroit school bond program
* Schools transform curriculum in light of Sept. 11 terrorist attacks
* NOTICE: Education Freedom Fund seeks scholarship applicants

MICHIGAN EDUCATION DIGEST February 5, 2002

* Bush budget plan includes funding for Michigan schools, tax credits
* Detroit News: It's time schools consider privatization to save money
* State schools chief outlines planned special education changes
* East Grand Rapids school board member says public schools-of-choice plan may be too much of a good thing

MICHIGAN EDUCATION DIGEST January 29, 2002

* Metro Detroit schools face budget cuts
* Gubernatorial candidate Posthumus says "Vouchers are dead"
* Inaccurate reporting from schools may cost state $300 million
* Ritalin debate continues
* Districts offer open enrollment to lure students, extra funding
* Charter schools ordered to do criminal background checks
* Home schoolers seek access to school clubs, extracurricular activities
* Notice: New Michigan Education Report web site released

MICHIGAN EDUCATION DIGEST January 22, 2002

* Detroit schools continue privatization plan to save money; layoffs draw complaints
* Detroit Public Schools chief Burnley doing a good job, report says
* Workers disrupt hearings on Michigan school accreditation
* Grand Rapids Press calls for more public school choice
* Despite layoffs, number of administrators at Detroit schools grows
* Sixty-four Michigan schools near toxic sites
* Schools use pep rallies, practice tests to prepare students for MEAP tests
* CORRECTION: "Proposal A school funding reform Engler's 'greatest policy achievement'"

MICHIGAN EDUCATION DIGEST January 15, 2002

* Proposal A school funding reform Engler's "greatest policy achievement"
* Hearings scheduled on softer school accreditation plan
* Michigan students continue to struggle on state tests
* Teacher retention, salaries discussed in Detroit
* New federal education bill: false hope?
* School bus driver fired after "sick-out"

MICHIGAN EDUCATION DIGEST January 8, 2002

* Expansive federal education bill passes
* Detroit schools "faked" classes for more funding
* Two parents jailed under new truancy laws
* Fiscal responsibility causes Utica district to prosper
* Pennsylvania takeover of Philadelphia schools OK'd
* Announcement: New issue of MICHIGAN EDUCATION REPORT released