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courtesy Michigan.gov, Detroit Lions
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State Treasurer Dillon, Lions Pettigrew to Visit Local School

State Treasurer Andy Dillon and Detroit Lions tight end Brandon Pettigrew will visit the International Academy in Flint on Tuesday to help roll out an educational video game and classroom curriculum called Financial Football

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What Are the Least and Most Trusted Professions in America?

There are two types of people that no one trusts: politicians, and anyone selling cars. On the other hand, Americans think very highly of nurses. That is the consensus of a recent Gallup poll.

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Category: Education, News
Kettering University (Photo courtesy of Facebook)
Kettering University (Photo courtesy of Facebook)
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Tuesday On The Tom Sumner Program

Job prospects for the "Frat Pack" and more on The Tom Sumner Program Tuesday December 4 beginning at 3 p.m.

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Five States Set to Expand Classroom Hours by 300 Hours

Earlier this week, five states announced plans to add a minimum of 300 extra hours to molding young minds in the classroom next year in hopes of strengthening the American student performance.

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Arizona School Uses Holding Hands as Punishment

Two Arizona teenagers faced a choice after getting into a fight at Westwood High in Mesa: They could either be suspended for nine days ... or hold hands in front of everybody. Obviously, they chose the latter, and now the school is catching flak for it.

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courtesy Rep. Jim Ananich
courtesy Rep. Jim Ananich
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Ananich Pushes Energy Upgrades Loans to Help Schools Save Money

As the debate in Lansing regarding education funding reform intensifies, State Representative Jim Ananich (D-Flint) is offering a measure that would help keep money in the classroom by encouraging energy upgrades in schools

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Texas Battles High Tuition Costs With Controversial Degree Program — Dollars and Sense

Lawmakers in Texas are exploring affordable-education options for people under the financial hammer of the nation’s exploding tuition rates. The most controversial option is a bachelor’s degree for $10,000, which would cover tuition costs and textbooks.

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Student Expelled for Refusing to Wear Tracking Device

Big Brother is watching the students of John Jay High School in San Antonio, Texas. They have all been given RFID badges so the administration will "always know where they are in the building."

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Job Market for College Graduates Is Improving — Dollars and Sense

Good news for college students: the job market is starting to look a little brighter, with 5 percent more employment opportunities predicted for new college graduates this year, according to a recent survey conducted by the Michigan State University’s Collegiate Employment Research Institute.

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Kettering University in Flint (Photo courtesy of Facebook)
Kettering University in Flint (Photo courtesy of Facebook)
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Thursday On The Tom Sumner Program

Jill Maxwell (Maxwell Physical Therapy), Jeff Cookson and John Cummins (Discover Kettering) guest on The Tom Sumner Program Thursday November 8 beginning at 3 p.m.

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