public schools House OKs Bill To Forgive Schools From Making Up Snow Days By Associated Press • Apr 17, 2019 Kevin Lavery / WKAR/MSU Michigan school districts would not have to make up snow days that occur during state-declared emergencies under a bill advancing in the Legislature. State Wins Private Money To Non-Public Schools’ Case By Cheyna Roth • Oct 16, 2018 Pixabay Creative Commons Michigan’s public schools lost in court today. Multiple public school organizations and the ACLU sued the state over a multi-million dollar budget item. Listen Listening... / 0:34 Benton Harbor Struggling With Fights At High School By Associated Press • Sep 30, 2018 Wokandapix / Pixabay The leader of the Benton Harbor school district says fights at the high school have caused a "significant disruption" during the first month of classes. Detroit Schools Closing Early Again Due To Hot Weather By Associated Press • May 30, 2018 Pixabay Creative Commons Detroit's public schools are closing early for a second-consecutive day because of hot weather. Michigan House OKs $56.7B Budget With Per-Pupil Funding Hike By Associated Press • Apr 24, 2018 Courtesy / Wikimedia Commons Michigan's public schools would receive their largest increase in base per-student funding in 17 years under a budget plan endorsed by the state House. House OKs Bill Linking Charter, Public Schools On Ballots By Associated Press • Mar 22, 2018 File Photo / WKAR-MSU Charter schools could receive the same designation as public schools in a district's millage ballot under a bill narrowly approved by the Michigan House. New Website Features Fiscal Data On Michigan Public Schools By Associated Press • Mar 19, 2018 John Picken / flickr creative commons The fiscal health of each public school in Michigan now can be viewed on a new website. Former Emergency Manager Appointed to Run Flint's Schools By Associated Press • Mar 15, 2018 Steve Carmody / Michgan Radio A former emergency manager for two Michigan school districts has been selected as interim superintendent of Flint's public schools after the school board removed the superintendent and two other senior officials. Schools Closed Thursday Due To Weather By Reginald Hardwick • Dec 14, 2017 Many mid-Michigan schools will be closed Thursday because of Wednesday's snow storm that dumped 5-8 inches of snow on the area. Here is the list: Lansing Schools Chief "Optimistic" About Year Ahead By Reginald Hardwick • Sep 5, 2017 Reginald Hardwick / WKAR-MSU Thousands of Lansing students went back to class Tuesday morning. School district superintendent Yvonne Caamal Canul told WKAR News, the district is in good shape going into the fall.