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MASSP Names Fish, Raab as 2016 Scholarship Winners

MASSP is proud to announce the winners of its first annual scholarship competition: Erin Fish, a senior at Allen Park High School, and Colin Raab, a senior at Jenison High School. Both students will receive a $2,500 award toward tuition in Fall 2016.'s picture

FREE Webinar on Test Prep Resources

Join me and Christine Schneider from the Michigan eLibary on Wednesday at 9 a.m. for a free webinar focused on all of the test prep materials available on the MeL website. There are many resources for both SAT an ACT prep available to students/schools free of charge. This webinar will walk you through all of the available materials. Please feel free to extend the offer to participate in the webinar to anyone on your staff who would benefit from knowing more about this resource!

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This Week in Politics in 5 Sentences (or Fewer)

On Tuesday, the May Consensus Revenue Estimating Conference told the world (or at least the portion of it that was listening) that Michigan's revenues are going to be less than initially anticipated back in January, but exactly how this translates in the final budget picture is as yet unclear.

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Changes to World Language, VPAA Portion of MMC Pass House Committee

On Thursday, the House Workforce & Talent Development Committee reported out HB 5463, which would make changes to the world language and visual, performing and applied arts portions of the Michigan Merit Curriculum (MMC).

The Details

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School Aid, GF Revenue Estimates Down from January

The State Treasurer and directors of the House and Senate Fiscal Agencies met Tuesday to come to consensus on the revenue estimates that will be used to finalize state budgets for next year. Bottom line: the numbers are not looking as good as they were in January, both in terms of the School Aid Fund and the General Fund. However, the picture is not so bleak that schools are likely to see cuts. More likely, just smaller increases.

By the Numbers