A great future is dependent on a great education. We are very fortunate in West Michigan to have so many schools, administrators and teachers dedicated to providing our youth with opportunities for a bright future.
East Kentwood High School math teacher Luke Wilcox is one of those teachers. He has been named the 2017-18 Michigan Teacher of the Year.
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 needs to be away for training...
This past spring marked the first time that Michigan high school juniors had to take the SAT's. Prior to, it's always been the ACT's, But the results for the first SAT scores in Michigan have been released by the Department of Education...
The Michigan Department of Education announced Wednesday that it is switching to the SAT as the state's required high school exam. The move will end a years-long relationship with the ACT that had nearly every high school junior taking that college entrance exam.
The Michigan Department of Education has announced that 98 schools have been identified as "Persistently Lowest Achieving Schools". All schools on the list are required to develop and implement redesign plans approved by the Michigan Department of Education.
The list includes one school in Grand Rapids.