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November 8, 2019
Michigan districts with biggest losses to school choice in 2018-19

The list of Michigan school districts hit hardest by school choice includes some of the largest urban systems -- Detroit, Flint, Grand Rapids, Lansing, Saginaw, Jackson, Muskegon, Pontiac and Southfield, according to an MLive analysis of state data.

Michigan districts with biggest losses to school choice in 2018-19

November 7, 2019
68 Michigan districts with biggest gains from school choice in 2018-19

About 39% of Michigan's traditional public school systems had a net gain in 2018-19 enrollment through school choice and other programs allowing students to cross district lines, according to an MLive analysis of state data.

68 Michigan districts with biggest gains from school choice in 2018-19

November 7, 2019
Community growth sparked Oakridge’s successful school funding request

A population surge, with no signs of slowing down, is what sparked the Oakridge school district’s bid for increased tax revenue - and may also have contributed to that campaign’s success, according to the superintendent.

Community growth sparked Oakridge’s successful school funding request

November 5, 2019
Oakridge millage proposal for school expansion gets easy win

Oakridge school leaders are celebrating after voters on Tuesday decisively approved a millage to pay for multiple additions to school buildings.

Oakridge millage proposal for school expansion gets easy win

October 31, 2019
Utility savings will pay for $2.65M in energy upgrades at Oakridge schools

Oakridge Public Schools is investing in energy improvements designed to save the district in the long-run.

Utility savings will pay for $2.65M in energy upgrades at Oakridge schools