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MEEMIC Foundation mini-grant application deadline is April 30

Once again, the MEEMIC Foundation will distribute approximately $25,000 in mini-grants of up to $2,500 per award for creative programs which enhance current curriculum. Any Michiganeducational employee is eligible to apply once per round ~ whether they are a MEEMIC Insurance Company policyholder or not.

APPLICATION AND DETAILS BELOW!

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Supplemental Educational Services (SES) call for reviewers

Supplemental Educational Services (SES) is in need of application reviewers.

Supplemental Educational Services (SES) are a component of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), as amended by the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB). Per ESEA/NCLB, Title I schools that do not make Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) for three or more years are required to offer free tutoring (SES) to eligible students.

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Interested in becoming an Administrator?

The Michigan State University College of Education, in collaboration with its Department of Educational Administration, the Michigan Association of Secondary School Principals and the Michigan Elementary and Middle School Principals Association, is pleased to offer the 13th Annual Emerging Leaders Program, a response to the statewide need to

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State opens door for more online schools

Posted: April 12, 2010
State opens door for more online schools

BY LORI HIGGINS
FREE PRESS EDUCATION WRITER

Many Michigan teens are thriving in online high school classes, but new rules would allow two new cyber schools to open, both serving grades K-12.

Sen. Wayne Kuipers, R-Holland, who sponsored the legislation that Gov. Jennifer Granholm signed into law in January, said it's important for students to have choices, and online education is one of them. "There are no boundaries, no barriers. Kids are able to work at their own pace."

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Some school districts find success with a dual superintendent

Some school districts find success with a dual superintendent
By Erik Gable
Daily Telegram
Posted Apr 11, 2010 @ 01:44 PM
ADRIAN, Mich. —

The Hudson and Morenci school districts could soon share more than just a common border, with talks progressing that could lead to Hudson Superintendent Michael Osborne heading both districts.
It’s not a new idea. Sharing services is an increasingly common way for school districts to try to cut costs, and some districts have found that sharing a superintendent is one way they can keep more of their increasingly limited funds in the classroom.

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