Updated: 02/11/2013 - Some republican lawmakers think guns should be allowed in schools, and have re-introduced a bill that would allow teachers to carry concealed firearms.
Posted: 02/01/2013 - We've all been there before, taken a class in high school or college only to find out later in life it did nothing to prepare you for your career. Now businesses and schools are trying to do something about it.
Updated: 01/25/2013 - Soon there are going to be a lot more of orange barrels on MSU campus. The University Board green-lighted the second half of a big project that will take place at the busiest part of campus, the IM Circle.
Updated: 01/18/2013 - After a student at Central Michigan University was kidnapped, raped and almost killed after leaving a basketball game this week, students at MSU say they feel "pretty safe."
Posted: 01/12/2013 - A school that would put others to shame; the Jackson Community College is discussing starting a charter school that would increase the quality of education in the area.
Updated: 10/31/2012 - The deadline for school employees to make big decision for their retirement benefits is come and gone. Governor Snyder signed a bill into law nearly two months ago that changed school employee retirement benefits. It affects a 250,000 school employees statewide and it gave them until Oct. 26 at 5 p.m. to choose between a few options, but now that deadline's been delayed--- because of a legal battle.
Posted: 10/27/2012 - Michigan education officials are launching a pilot project in 23 high schools that aims to boost academic achievement by incorporating physical, emotional and social health programs.
Posted: 09/30/2012 - Michigan State University is getting $45 million for the education of 185 African students over the next nine years under a new scholarship program.
Updated: 06/22/2012 - MSU Board of Trustees votes to increase tuition for in-state undergraduate students by 3.5%.
Posted: 02/03/2012 - Sallie Mae will credit $50 fee to suspend payments to the borrower's balance once payments resume for six months.
Updated: 06/22/2011 - With the budget deadline quickly approaching, the school board has postponed a critical meeting this week.
Posted: 05/24/2011 - Several school districts in the area are reconfiguring their students, and closing some schools. So what happens to the buildings when the learning stops? District officials have different plans for their soon-to-be vacant schools.
Updated: 07/19/2011 - Ideas are getting bogged down in wording about the motivation for bullying.
Updated: 04/27/2011 - Governor Snyder laid out several areas for statewide educational improvement but many educators are asking how it will be funded.
Posted: 04/25/2011 - Governor Snyder wants to increase proficiency, transparency and limit negative attitudes in order to improve education in the state.
Updated: 04/13/2011 - The Lansing School District needs to address a $30 million deficit. It plans to close schools while recruiting more students.
Updated: 04/05/2011 - Several Michigan universities have been requested to turn over months of e-mails for concerns of political activism.
Updated: 07/19/2011 - Michigan universities spending more on administrators
Updated: 03/01/2011 - Proposed guidelines from the American Federation of Teachers calls into question the quality of teacher evaluations across the state.
Posted: 02/26/2011 - Poll: Most voters oppose combining school funding.
Updated: 02/23/2011 - A Michigan Dept. of Education survey deemed only 19 percent of Michigan high school seniors college-ready. In mid-Michigan, Okemos led the way, but still only properly prepared 45.2% of its students.
Updated: 02/10/2011 - Because of low graduation rates, the Holt school district is looking to replace its alternative school, Holt Central, with another alternative program used by Waverly.
Updated: 02/09/2011 - Detroit Public Schools emergency financial manager is asking the state for help in digging the district out of a deep deficit.
Updated: 02/08/2011 - The Lansing School District is part of a group that's suing the state Department of Education over what it claims is early implementation of a new accreditation system.