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March 20, 2019
Heavier weight on student test scores in teacher evaluations would be delayed under Senate bill

As school teachers and administrators prepare for year-end evaluations that rely more heavily on student test scores, some Michigan lawmakers are working to revert to the previous threshold for incorporating state and local assessments into a school official’s overall grade.

Heavier weight on student test scores in teacher evaluations would be delayed under Senate bill

March 17, 2019
More than 100 students compete in robotics competition

Music fills the Orchard View High School gym Saturday as people dance and cheer on their teams during the Destination: Deep Space robotics competition. The two-day, space-themed tournament was organized by FIRST Robotics Competition.

More than 100 students compete in robotics competition

March 16, 2019
Confused by road funding? What Gov. Whitmer’s plan would and wouldn’t do

Road funding is on the top of Michigan minds again as Gov. Gretchen Whitmer proposes raising the gas tax by $0.45 per gallon to pay for Michigan’s crumbling roads.  

Confused by road funding? What Gov. Whitmer’s plan would and wouldn’t do

March 15, 2019
School didn’t share concerns about educator charged with child porn

Muskegon Heights school officials reportedly did not share concerns about a principal they terminated in 2018 when asked for a reference by a school in Nevada where he was hired and recently charged with distributing child pornography.

School didn’t share concerns about educator charged with child porn

March 14, 2019
Ex Muskegon-area principal, teacher charged with child porn

A Muskegon Heights principal fired following concern about his relationship with a student – and who also taught in North Muskegon and Ravenna – faces child pornography charges in Nevada, where he has been working as a teacher.

Ex Muskegon-area principal, teacher charged with child porn