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 ...
Only 7% of Detroit Public-School 8th Graders Proficient in Reading
Some public school teachers in the City of Detroit and around the state of Michigan are reportedly taking a vacation or a sick day today to protest right-to ... The state’s public schools have made a slight improvement in teaching math.
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 ...
Is there room for religion in public schools? Take our poll
NORTON SHORES, MI -- Complaints ... ban on religion in public schools reach? "If people were really serious about seperation of church and state they would have to ban plenty of songs and plays done at schools that have anything to do with any type of ...
Michigan School Funding Up, Results Flat
Overall, Michigan school spending has increased ... Center for Public Policy found that when using schools of choice, parents choose schools with higher test scores. Coulson said a main conclusion drawn from the data is that spending does not track with ...