Editor's Note: In the early morning hours on Friday, Dec. 19, this bill was passed by the Michigan House of Representatives. The article below has been updated to reflect this legislative action.
If you’re familiar with the story of St. Nicholas’ life and deeds, you know that he was a man of extraordinary character. He was a protector of children who gave selflessly to those in need. He didn’t allow the “opinions” of few and the persecution of many to interfere with his mission to serve children in need.
Lawmakers wrapped up the 2013-14 legislative session this week. Find out how things shook out on the various education issues that were still swirling. In #MASSPchat, we will recap the lame duck session and chat about what passed, what didn't, and what that means for schools. We will also preview what issues are likely to be debated going into 2015 and what early indications are for how the 2015-16 School Aid budget could shake out.
On Monday, the Michigan Association of Secondary School Principals (MASSP) named Ryan Irwin of Airport High School as the state's 2014-15 Assistant Principal of the Year. Irwin was presented with the Assistant Principal of the Year award during a school board meeting in Carleton. He will represent the 1,500-member association for the 2014-15 school year and vie for the National honor.