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Michigan High School Graduation Requirements Have Changed

Today, Gov. Rick Snyder signed two bills that change the requirements to graduate high school in the State of Michigan.

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Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation Announces new Chairman

Steven Ford, son of former U.S. President Gerald R. Ford and first lady Betty Ford, announced that he has concluded his term as chair of the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation. Ford will be succeeded by Red Cavaney who served on the White House staffs of Presidents Gerald R. Ford, Richard Nixon and Ronald Reagan.

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Grand Rapids Public Schools Talks Budget Cuts [Video]

Facing a $13.5 million deficit due to a projected enrollment decline of 400 students, Grand Rapids Public Schools may have to make some tough decisions.

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Berlin Fair is This Week

One of Michigan's oldest fairs kicked off Monday in Marne.

Everyone can check out agriculture and craft shows while catching a ride or a show throughout each day of the week long festival.

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Congratulations to the Latest High School Grad…He’s 10! [Video]

School is out and seniors have graduated High School. Many 17- and 18-year-olds walked across a high school stage excitedly collecting their diploma.

And, so did Tanishq Abraham this last Sunday. Only he isn't 18 ... he's 10.

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West Catholic High School and Aquinas College Announce Dual Enrollment Option

West Catholic High Schools students will have an option to take college-level courses through Aquinas College beginning in the 2014-15 school year.

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GRPS Coit Receives VH1 Save the Music “Keys + Kids” Grant

How cool is this. Coit Creative Arts Academy, Grand Rapids Public Schools, is a recipient of a “Keys + Kids” grant from the VH1 Save the Music Foundation in partnership with singer/songwriter/pianist Sara Bareilles. The grant funds the purchase of a new electronic piano package for the school. The package is worth $10,000.

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Grand Rapids Public Schools Celebrate a new Home for Habitat for Humanity

GRPS, Grand Rapids Public Schools, have another program to celebrate.

Today, students from the Academy of Design and Construction (ADC) will celebrate the completion of the Habitat for Humanity home they built during the 2013-2014school year.

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LeVar Burton Raises $1 Million to Bring ‘Reading Rainbow’ Back In Less Than 24 Hours [Video]

We did it! In just half a day, LeVar Burton's "Reading Rainbow" campaign to raise $1 million on Kickstarter reached its goal. And the amount of money raised is still growing.

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Remember the Apple IIE Computer? Kids Don’t Know What to do With it [Video]

Here is another episode of "Kids React" to things videos to make you feel very old.  Seriously, VERY old.

In this latest one, kids react to seeing an old computer from the '80s.

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High School Talent Show has Some Amazing Talent [Video]

Many High Schools in West Michigan hold talent shows.  We have a lot of talent here, and it deserves to be shown.  There is a high school in California that held their own talent show, and it was pretty amazing.

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Grand Rapids City High Middle Ranked Among “America’s Most Challenging High Schools”

Big CONGRATULATIONS to Grand Rapids City High Middle school.  City High Middle has been ranked the 21st most challenging high school in the Midwest by The Washington Post. It is ranked the 4th most challenging in the state and is among the top 2% of high schools in the country.

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