Education

Governor Snyder Signs Bills to Improve School Safety
Governor Rick Snyder has signed legislation that will update Michigan's school safety drill requirements to help ensure students are better prepared in times of emergency.
House Bill 4713, sponsored by state Rep. Joe Graves, updates the types of drills schools must conduct and requires school distric…
Flint Schools Gain Students on Count Day
Flint schools gained students on Wednesday, its annual count day. This after many years of declines in enrollment.
According to MLive, Flint schools were up 44 students since last October. State funding is directly tied to the number of students in districts and Flint has climbed back up to slightly …
Flint School District to Hold Special Meeting on Deficit
The Flint School District will hold a special meeting on Monday to discuss solutions to district's massive deficit.
According to WNEM, negotiations with teachers and staff on specific cuts will be among the topics discussed. New contract negotiations will also be talked about as will the district's a…
Thursday On The Tom Sumner Program
A preview of Gov. Snyder's State of the State address with Susan Demas (Inside Michigan Politics), the war on small farms with Garden City urban farmer and V.P of the Michigan Small Farm Council Randy Zeilinger plus Flint School Board member David Davenport talks about the Flint Schools deficit…
Flint School Board Votes to Cut Staff Pay
As part of its deficit elimination plan, the Flint School Board voted to cut staff pay by 19 percent.
Interim Superintendent Larry Watkins said the cuts were necessary in order to held the district reduce its multi-million dollar deficit and "this is the toughest decision that we've had…

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