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Major MSU Construction Approved By Board

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.

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Deadline Passes For School Employee Retirement Benefits Selection

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.

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MSU Increases Tuition

Updated: 06/22/2012 - MSU Board of Trustees votes to increase tuition for in-state undergraduate students by 3.5%.

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Student Loan Fee Credit

Posted: 02/03/2012 - Sallie Mae will credit $50 fee to suspend payments to the borrower's balance once payments resume for six months.

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LSD Board Works Toward Budget

Updated: 06/22/2011 - With the budget deadline quickly approaching, the school board has postponed a critical meeting this week.

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Districts Decide Future of Vacant Schools

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.

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Re-Inventing Education

Posted: 04/25/2011 - Governor Snyder wants to increase proficiency, transparency and limit negative attitudes in order to improve education in the state.

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University Emails Subject To FOIA

Updated: 04/05/2011 - Several Michigan universities have been requested to turn over months of e-mails for concerns of political activism.

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University Spending

Updated: 07/19/2011 - Michigan universities spending more on administrators

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Holt Considers Replacing Holt Central

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.

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Saving Detroit Public Schools

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.

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Lawsuit Aims to Block New Accreditation Standards

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.

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Investing In The State's Children

Updated: 02/08/2011 - Kids Count data reveal increase in abuse and poverty. Experts say the way to cut the statistics is to properly invest resources.

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Safety Committee Evaluates Protocol After Gun Incident

Updated: 01/24/2011 - It's been nearly two weeks since a student brought a loaded gun to school. Today a committee--whose goal is to keep kids safe in school--- met to discuss the protocol that was followed during that incident.

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