November
November 30, 2017
Competency-Based Education

This Top 10 in 10 in 2 describes a cutting-edge instructional method already being implemented in Michigan schools and showing success.

November 30, 2017
Workshop for New Early/Middle College Schools and Programs

On Friday, February 23, 2018, from 8:30 am to 2:30 pm, the Michigan Department of Education (MDE) and the Michigan Early/Middle College Association (MEMCA) will host a workshop for districts and public school academies interested in starting an Early/Middle College (E/MC) high school entity or program. 

November 29, 2017
Michigan Plan To Move Schools Forward is Approved By The U.S. Secretary of Education

LANSING – Michigan’s plan to implement the federal Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) was approved Tuesday evening by U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos.

November 29, 2017
Wilson Talent Center Hosts Automotive Technology Career Fair

On Monday, November 13, 2017, the Wilson Talent Center hosted an automotive technology career fair presented by the Collision Repair Education Foundation of Illinois. Sixteen vendors filled the Wilson Talent Center’s Automotive Technology lab for the event. More than 250 auto tech students from around Michigan gathered there to meet with potential employers to learn about a variety of career opportunities in the collision repair and service industry.

November 28, 2017
New Manuals Help Strengthen Career Readiness Programs and Bolster Opportunities for Students

LANSING – School districts across Michigan have new tools to create and strengthen career and technical education programs; give students a comprehensive look at all their career options; and improve the state’s talented workforce.

November 28, 2017
State Treasury Department Outlines State of Michigan Scholarships

LANSING, Mich. – As Michigan’s Scholarship Month comes to a close, the Michigan Department of Treasury reminds students and their families about various scholarships provided by the state of Michigan.

November 27, 2017
Wilson Talent Center to Host Open House December 6

The Wilson Talent Center (WTC), located at 611 Hagadorn Road in Mason, is holding an Open House for the public on Wednesday, December 6, from 4:30 to 7:30 pm. Community members, students and their families are welcomed to attend. Guided tours of the entire Wilson Talent Center and opportunities for prospective students to visit specific classes of interest will be available, as well as information about enrollment.

November 22, 2017
INGHAM ISD BOARD MEETING ACTIONS

Ingham Intermediate School District Board of Education held a board meeting on November 21, 2017.

November 13, 2017
Equitable Services Ombudsman Office Opens in Michigan Department of Education

LANSING – In compliance with the federal Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), the Michigan Department of Education has hired an Equitable Services Ombudsman to help ensure equitable services for private school children, teachers, and other educational personnel.

November 1, 2017
$1 Million Investment means More Career Counselors and CTE strategies at Three ISDs

LANSING – Three intermediate school districts (ISDs) will share $1 million in state grant funds to hire career counselors and increase career counseling efforts for their students, the Michigan Department of Education announced today.

November 1, 2017
MDE Seeks Parent Feedback on Proposed School Transparency Dashboard

LANSING – Parents and caregivers of children from preschool through Grade 12 are invited to provide feedback on Michigan’s online “school transparency dashboard,” the Michigan Department of Education (MDE) announced today. The online dashboard is designed to show the performance of every public school in Michigan.

October
October 31, 2017
MDE Seeks Parent Feedback on Proposed School Transparency Dashboard

LANSING – Parents and caregivers of children from preschool through Grade 12 are invited to provide feedback on Michigan’s online “school transparency dashboard,” the Michigan Department of Education (MDE) announced today. The online dashboard is designed to show the performance of every public school in Michigan.

October 31, 2017
State Superintendent Appoints Martin as State School Reform Officer

LANSING – State Superintendent Brian Whiston announced today the appointment of Dedrick Martin, Ed.D. to be the State School Reform Officer. In addition to his position as the State School Reform Officer, he also will be the director of the Office of Partnership Districts at the Michigan Department of Education (MDE).

October 30, 2017
Discussions Begin with Seven New Districts To Build Partnership Agreements

LANSING –State Superintendent Brian Whiston and the Michigan Department of Education (MDE) will be entering into discussions with seven new school districts to develop Partnership Agreements with the goal of improving achievement levels at these struggling schools in Michigan.

October 25, 2017
Ingham ISD Board Meeting Actions

Ingham Intermediate School District Board of Education held a board meeting on October 24, 2017.

October 19, 2017
Thirty-two Michigan Districts Receive Grants to Bring More Local Produce to School Cafeterias

LANSING – Thirty-two school districts statewide will receive additional 10 cents per meal in 2017 to purchase locally-grown produce, the Michigan Department of Education (MDE) announced today.

October 4, 2017
Transition Fair Showcases Resources for Families

On Saturday, October 28, 11:00 am – 2:00 pm, Ingham Intermediate School District’s (ISD) Special Education Parent Advisory Committee will host a Transition Fair at 611 Hagadorn Road on the Mason campus. 

October 2, 2017
Gov. Rick Snyder Lowers Flags to Honor Victims of Las Vegas Tragedy

Lansing, Mich. – Gov. Rick Snyder is joining President Donald Trump’s call to lower Michigan and U.S. flags to half-staff today through sunset on Friday, Oct. 6, in honor of the victims of the Las Vegas tragedy.

October 2, 2017
State of Michigan Launches Project SEARCH Internship Program for Students with Disabilities

LANSING, Mich. – Students with disabilities now have greater opportunities to gain career experience and skills with the launch of a Project SEARCH program within the State of Michigan, Lt. Gov. Calley announced today.

September
September 28, 2017
Thirteen Michigan Schools Awarded 2017 National Blue Ribbon Recognition

LANSING – Thirteen exemplary, high-performing schools in Michigan are being recognized as 2017 National Blue Ribbon Schools, the Michigan Department of Education (MDE) reported today.

September 27, 2017
Michigan Department of Education Fulfilling State Law on Accountability

LANSING – The Michigan Department of Education is fulfilling the state law on school accountability this year and is working with the Legislature on updating that law, the department explained today.

September 25, 2017
East Lansing Public Library Earns 2017 State Librarian’s Excellence Award

LANSING – The East Lansing Public Library (ELPL) has earned the 2017 State Librarian's Excellence Award for superior customer service, State Librarian Randy Riley announced today.

September 25, 2017
Gov. Rick Snyder lowers flags in honor of fallen MSP Trooper Timothy O’Neill

LANSING, Mich. – Gov. Rick Snyder has ordered U.S. and Michigan flags to be lowered to half-staff on all state buildings and within the state Capitol complex on Tuesday, Sept. 26, in honor of Michigan State Police Trooper Timothy O’Neill, who died Wednesday, Sept. 20, while on duty.

September 22, 2017
School Grants Available to Allow Students to Research and Develop Healthier School Lunches

LANSING – Michigan school cafeterias soon will become edible research laboratories for students tasked with finding and eating healthier lunches under a federal grant, the Michigan Department of Education (MDE) announced today.

September 20, 2017
Ingham ISD Board Meeting Actions

Ingham Intermediate School District Board of Education held a board meeting on September 19, 2017.

September 15, 2017
Top 10 in 10 in 2: So, What's Been Done?

Chief Deputy State Superintendent Sheila Alles offers this episode of the “Top 10 in 10 in 2 minutes” podcast to highlight the Michigan Department of Education’s Annual Review of the work that’s been done so far to help Michigan become a Top 10 education state in 10 years.

September 14, 2017
Gov. Rick Snyder lowers flags in honor of fallen U.S. Marine Michael P. Giannattasio

LANSING, Mich. – Gov. Rick Snyder today has ordered U.S. flags to be lowered to half-staff Friday, Sept. 15 on all state buildings and within the state Capitol complex in honor of Marine Corps Private First Class Michael P. Giannattasio, who died Aug. 30, 2017.

September 13, 2017
Whiston Statement on Charter School Comment

State Superintendent Brian Whiston appeared recently on the public television show “Off the Record.” Amongst the wide array of education topics that the show’s panelists fired at him was one on the impact of public charter schools in Michigan. Superintendent Whiston responded with a comment to which he’d like to make the following statement:

September 12, 2017
Hearts of Fun Golf Scramble Raises Funds for Inclusive Playground

On Friday, October 6, Ingham Intermediate School District will host the Hearts of Fun Golf Scramble at Eldorado Golf Course in Mason, MI. All of the proceeds will go directly to the Hearts of Fun Inclusive Playground at Heartwood School for students with disabilities. This playground will also be open to the public during non-school hours. 

September 12, 2017
Michigan Dept. of Education Begins Search For The 2018-19 Michigan Teacher Of The Year

LANSING – The search has begun for the 2018-19 Michigan Teacher of the Year.

September 6, 2017
State Superintendent Whiston Back to School Podcast

Every new school year opens with great hope, energy, and anticipation. Everyone starts fresh.

State Superintendent Brian Whiston offers a welcome back message for students and educators that focuses on innovations, scholarship, and respect for others.

August
August 30, 2017
Ingham ISD Renames Career Center the Wilson Talent Center

On Wednesday, August 30, Ingham Intermediate School District renamed the Capital Area Career Center, to the Wilson Talent Center, honoring former Ingham ISD Board of Education member, Rudy Wilson. A press conference and ribbon cutting ceremony were held to mark the occasion.

August 29, 2017
M-STEP Results in Math and Social Studies Improve in Nearly All Grades in 2017

LANSING – Statewide M-STEP scores this year show mathematics and social studies proficiency gains in eight of nine grades tested, and 11th grade SAT scores also showed improvement, the Michigan Department of Education (MDE) reported today.

August 18, 2017
Michigan Submits Updated ESSA Plan to the U.S. Department of Education

LANSING – The Michigan Department of Education has re-submitted the state’s plan to the U.S. Department of Education (USED) for the federal Every Student Succeeds Act, responding to USED’s official feedback received two weeks ago.

August 17, 2017
Michigan Legislature Expands Program Serving Locally-Grown Food in Schools

LANSING—Schools in three regions of Michigan have the opportunity to learn the difference a dime can make in their efforts to serve students Michigan-grown fruits, vegetables, and dry beans. That’s due to the expansion of a popular pilot program in the state’s School Aid Budget that Governor Rick Snyder signed into law earlier this summer.

August 16, 2017
INGHAM ISD BOARD MEETING ACTIONS

The Ingham Intermediate School District Board of Education held a board meeting on August 16, 2017.

August 3, 2017
Michigan Takes Another Step Forward to Begin Implementing Federal ESSA Plan

LANSING – Michigan’s plan to implement the federal Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) moved a step closer Wednesday after a phone call between the Michigan Department of Education and officials from the U.S. Department of Education (USED).

July
July 27, 2017
Early Childhood Essentials Drive – Stuff a Bus at Toys “R” Us!

On Friday, July 21, 2017, Ingham Intermediate School District joined efforts with Toys “R” Us and Babies “R” Us to collect needed early childhood essentials for young children and their families. The efforts will support families in the Ingham ISD service area including those living in Dansville, East Lansing, Haslett, Holt, Lansing, Leslie, Mason, Okemos, Stockbridge, Waverly, Webberville and Williamston.

July 25, 2017
State Increases to Child Care Providers Will Encourage Greater Availability for Families

The recently-adopted state budget includes changes to help provide greater availability of quality child care providers for Michigan families, the Michigan Department of Education said today.

July 21, 2017
24 Teachers Selected For New Teacher Leadership Advisory Council

Twenty-four teachers have been selected from a pool of more than 300 applicants to serve on a new panel to help guide the state’s plan to implement the federal Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), the Michigan Department of Education (MDE) announced today.

July 20, 2017
MiSTEM Picks Six promising STEM programs For Possible Funding, Development

Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) programs in Michigan’s public schools are gaining more traction than a robotics race now that Governor Rick Snyder’s MiSTEM Advisory Council has tapped several of them for possible state and local investment.

July 19, 2017
INGHAM ISD BOARD MEETING ACTIONS

The Ingham Intermediate School District Board of Education held a board meeting on July 18, 2017.

July 11, 2017
State Prepares for Discussions with Feds on Michigan ESSA Plan

The Michigan Department of Education is preparing to begin discussions with the U.S. Department of Education (USED) on the state’s plan to comply with the federal Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).

June
June 30, 2017
Income Guidelines for National Free and Reduced Priced Meals

The Michigan Department of Education has announced the household income guidelines established by the United States Department of Agriculture for free and reduced price meals and free milk through the National School Lunch, School Breakfast, Special Milk, and Child and Adult Care Food Programs. The income guidelines are effective from July 1, 2017, through June 30, 2018.

June 27, 2017
Michigan Lands $70K Grant to Grow Farm-to-School Program

Michigan schoolchildren soon will eat more fresh, locally-grown produce thanks to a farm-to-school grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the Michigan Department of Education (MDE) announced today.

June 26, 2017
Michigan Career Pathway Alliance Recommendations

Auburn Hills, Mich. – Students need better access to career pathways and schools need more support to enhance programs if Michigan is going close the talent gap and continue building a more prosperous future, Gov. Rick Snyder said today while unveiling a comprehensive series of actions and recommendations

June 21, 2017
State Superintendent Praises the Budget Agreement for Michigan Schools

Increased funding in the foundation allowance for schools; more funding to support At-Risk students; and funding to assist schools with Partnership Agreements drew the praise of State Superintendent Brian Whiston today.

June 16, 2017
2017-18 Model School Library Award Goes to Plymouth Canton’s East Middle School

East Middle School’s Library Media Center has won the state’s 2017-18 Model 21st Century School Library (SL 21) award for excelling at the important library skillset of collaboration, the Library of Michigan (LM) announced today. 

June 13, 2017
2017 Letters About Literature National Winners Announced

Michigan has two national winners for the Letters About Literature 2017 program, the Michigan Department of Education announced today.

June 9, 2017
Michigan Sees Preschool Spending and Enrollment Increases

Michigan has become a leader in access and quality standards for 4-year-olds as steady investments in public preschool funding has helped the state rise to become 15th in the nation, the Michigan Department of Education (MDE) announced today.

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