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A look at the educational headlines topping Michigan news; reasons change needs to occur in educational practices
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Mike Flanagan apologizes to Kent County superintendents for 'whining' remark

Mike Flanagan apologizes to Kent County superintendents for 'whining' remark | MI Education in the News | Scoop.it
Superintendents were upset about changes to MEAP test, Flanagan said he liked the way Lansing area school chiefs handled the news better.
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State Superintendent Flanagan says Kent County school chiefs 'whining' about MEAP changes

State Superintendent Flanagan says Kent County school chiefs 'whining' about MEAP changes | MI Education in the News | Scoop.it
State schools Superintendent Mike Flanangan is calling out Kent County school chiefs, saying they are “whining” about plans to raise standards on MEAP tests.
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Only 16 percent of Michigan high school graduates 'college-ready'

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Education Week: NCLB Testing Said to Give 'Illusions of Progress'

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MDE - 92 Lowest Achieving Schools Identified; and Latest "Top-to-Bottom" School Rankings Released

MDE - 92 Lowest Achieving Schools Identified; and Latest "Top-to-Bottom" School Rankings Released | MI Education in the News | Scoop.it
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The College Puzzle : College Remediation Rate Confusion Persists

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Kelloggsville High School may allow cell phones as learning tools

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Reaction to Gov. Rick Snyder's education reforms is mixed

Reaction to Gov. Rick Snyder's education reforms is mixed | MI Education in the News | Scoop.it
House leader, school board group pleased with initial details; spokesman for non-public schools disappointed the ban on state aid for private schools not addressed.
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MEAP testing may get tougher | detnews.com | The Detroit News

MEAP testing may get tougher | detnews.com | The Detroit News | MI Education in the News | Scoop.it
The State Board of Education will consider a plan today to raise the passing scores on state standardized tests, a move that could mean thousands more students and hundreds more schools won’t meet proficiency levels.
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The Rocky Mountain Collegian :: Innovation, education, jobs central to speech

The Rocky Mountain Collegian :: Innovation, education, jobs central to speech | MI Education in the News | Scoop.it
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Socializing before studying? Report suggests little learned during first two years of college, but Wayne State students disagree

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New Technology High School - What is New Tech High?, CELL: Center of Excellence in Leadership of Learning

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Barely passing: Michigan students are testing at lower levels than many states, national education group finds

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