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Pledge of Allegiance Mandate to Become Law

Schools will be required to offer an opportunity for students to say the Pledge of Allegiance each school day under legislation passed into law this week by the Senate. Additionally, schools will have to display a United States flag in every classroom.

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What’s at the Top of Your To-Do List?

Written by Mike Alley, Principal, St. Clair Middle School; Middle Level - East Representative, MASSP Board of Directors

Being experienced, (which is a nice way of saying old) I’m fairly certain that most administrators approach every year the same way I do. I spend most of the summer getting organized and making lists of all of those things I want to do/implement. With everything that we deal with on a daily basis, it’s easy to lose track of our to-do list.

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Blended Learning in the Classroom - Course Pilot

The REMC Association of Michigan is seeking volunteers to pilot a FREE 10-week professional development course to learn about and implement blended learning in the classroom.

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This Week in Politics in 5 Sentences (or Fewer)

The legislature is back and they wasted no time in diving right back into school issues. The House promptly passed a pair of bills to require that, beginning in the 2013-14 school year, districts "ensure that an opportunity to recite the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag of the United States is offered each school day" and that a flag is appropriately displayed in each classroom for this purpose.

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Consider Policy to Discourage Abuse of Dual Enrollment Option

This article is reproduced with the permission of Lusk & Albertson, PLC.