The College Board has announced its 7th annual AP District Honor Roll. Twenty-three Michigan school districts have made the Honor Roll this year, up from 15 on last year's annual list. The College Board has honored a total of 433 districts throughout the US and Canada.
Congratulations to this year's Michigan districts:
Anchor Bay School District
Bloomfield Hills Schools
Cedar Springs Public School District
Crawford AuSable School District
Davison Community School District
East Lansing Public School District
Forest Hills Public Schools
School administrators have incredibly challenging jobs and every year around this time, I start to think about how nice it will be to celebrate Christmas and take time to be with family and rejuvenate. I hope that you will all have the opportunity to take advantage of some much needed rest over the next few weeks. It not only healthy to take breaks, but it is also healthy to think about how administrators take care of themselves during the school year.
A rather tame lame duck session wrapped on Thursday evening after two late nights, including one that went into the wee hours of Thursday morning. The legislature passed a flurry of bills, as is typical for lame duck, but the final picture looks pretty good for the school community.
Lame duck 2016 is in the books and it was a reasonably successful one for MASSP and the education community. Two major initiatives that could have cost schools millions of dollars—MPSERS reform and an income tax shift—both came up short. And several other education bills that did pass did so either with the support of the education community or only after the concerns of the education community were addressed. Here's the rundown…
Does your district have a program that has changed lives and impacted students’ futures? The SET SEG Foundation and MASB want to know about it!