November 29, 2007
WHAT: The Michigan Department of Education will publicly release the Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) School Report Cards for Michigan’s public high schools and school districts. This is the annual report of AYP, as required by the federal No Child Left Behind Act.
WHEN: Friday, November 30, 2007
WHERE: Go to the Michigan Department of Education website
With college tuition costs rising and the state of government finances unsteady, a number of Republican members on the House Education Committee expressed concern Tuesday that legislation allowing communities to create "promise zones" to provide financial aid for students' higher education (HB 5375) would be risky business with taxpayer money.
One of the most upsetting things for college students to discover is that they have wasted time and money earning credits that won't apply toward a degree. A valuable new online, free system helps students transferring courses from one college or university to another to do it successfully.
Attached is a summary of the Senate actions. Closure must be done before December 1st. The good news is the Senate is committed to make sure education remains funded at the levels promised.
This bill requires school districts within in sent some common calendar dates within the school year.