Questions for candidates: Bangor Public Schools Board of Education
All schools ... today's economy. It's not just Bangor that's in this situation. Make the school district stronger. 2. Manager of a business for 10 years who knows how basic business environment works and how to balance budgets Make do with what you have.
Northville school district gets high marks in finance
Statewide, the number of public school students in Michigan has declined every year for the last 10 years, the result of a bad economy, a statewide population loss and a dwindling birthrate. Yet Northville Public Schools, a 7,200-student district in the ...
Michigan 'not going to wait long' in push for charter school accountability
It was the second of such meetings this week — Flanagan met with charter school authorizers Monday. Flanagan has ... Michigan, local and intermediate school districts, community colleges and public universities can authorize charter schools. During today ...
What does Jeb Bush call public schools? (Hint: not ‘public schools’)
Jeb Bush, as much as anybody ... For Bush and many of today’s school reformers, who are pushing school “choice” via the spread of charter schools and especially vouchers, the goal is to wipe out unions and use public money for private entities ...
What Constitutes a Failing School?
Today ... Michigan schools are succeeding or failing. If lawmakers have the courage of their convictions, they will have to admit that this means some form of school choice, whether it be through a universal education credit or additional public school ...