schools

Michigan Students Are Now Required to Learn CPR
Starting in the new school year, Michigan students will be required to learn CPR. The legislation, which was just passed in December, goes into effect beginning in the 2017-18 school year.
The law states that health classes will have to teach CPR and how to use a defibrillator (AED - a…
Substitute Teachers are Desperately Needed in Michigan
Michigan is facing a shortage of substitute teachers and it's having a direct affect on schools.
The Detroit Free Press says the lack of substitute teachers,
...is making it difficult for schools to cope when there are absences due to illness or family emergency, or for those times when a teacher…
Today is ‘Count Day’ for Public Schools
Today, Wednesday, October 7 is one of two designated "count days" as required by the State School Aid Act to determine state funding for Michigan’s K-12 public school districts. Funding is based on the total student count/attendance on those two days. Obviously, it is vitally important tha…
Grand Rapids Area Schools Get Out Early This Year
It's only the beginning of June but some kids are lucky and have already said goodbye to school.  I never remember getting out this early in the year AND the kids had a lot of snow days too.  So what's up with that???  Find out which ones are already out for t…