February 27, 2020

During a Feb. 24 school board meeting, Grand Rapids Public Schools named Leadriane Roby the new district superintendent. ( Photo: Richfield Public Schools)

Leadriane Roby was in a meeting when she found out she got the job of Grand Rapids Public Schools superintendent....

February 24, 2020

Photo:  Joel Bissell  |  MLive

The new leader of Kalamazoo Public Schools is a Chicago school administrator with nearly two decades of experience in education.

Rita Raichoudhuri, 39, was chosen as superintendent in a unanimous vote Wednesday, Feb. 19, after thr...

February 21, 2020

The city of Grand Rapids is partnering with the United States Tennis Association to get more youth involved in the sport. Pictured is NorthPointe Christian's Sam Bradley playing at Hope College's DeWitt Tennis Center on Oct. 19, 2019. (Kayla Renie | MLive.com)Kayla Ren...

February 20, 2020

The Michigan Department of Education released the following press release today:

State Superintendent Dr. Michael Rice Comments on Teacher Shortage Report


LANSING – In response to the recently-released report Examining Michigan’s Education Workforce, How to Address the...

Teachers from across Michigan have put forward ideas they have to improve the education profession with the goal of attracting more people to the field in a wake of educator shortages in classrooms.

This project was conducted in partnership with the Michigan Education A...

Eastpointe Community Schools is implementing a fifth grade band program at its two upper elementary schools, Pleasantview Elementary, seen here, and Bellview Elementary.

Photo: Caitlyn Kienitz

Eastpointe Community Schools is expanding its band program to include the fift...

February 10, 2020

State Superintendent Michael Rice speaks with students at Ferndale High School, including senior Sadorian Robertson, during a visit Thursday, Jan. 30. Photo:  Bill Good

As part of a series of statewide visits to local school districts, State Superintendent Michael Rice...

February 5, 2020

Niles Schools are making sure students are safe by increasing security.

A nearly $450,000 grant has enabled education officials to “see” what’s going on inside and outside their buildings. They now have 240 cameras throughout their schools.

Officials told us they were el...

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Saginaw County-based Hemlock Semiconductor recently awarded 11 recipients grants totaling $100,000 to help with learning opportunities, improvements to school safety and more.

Kolb and McAlear-Sawden elementary scho...

Students from Waterford schools compete at the Monroe County Community College Midway robotics tournament. (Photo: Natalie Broda, The Oakland Press)

Three students from Waterford’s Haviland Elementary School have qualified to compete in the Robotics Education and Compet...

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