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Tentative Agreement Reached Between Flint Schools, Unions

A tentative agreement between Flint Community Schools and its unions have been reached according to ABC 12.

In a deal that could save the financially troubled district millions, interim Superintendent Larry Watkins w

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Flint Community Schools Announce Make Up Days

Flint Community Schools have announced their make-up days for missed time due to the harsh Michigan winter.

According to ABC 12, the last day of school for Carpenter Road Elementary is Monday, June 16th and for students at Northwestern High School is Wednesday, June 18th.

Last day of class for all other Flint schools is Tuesday, June 17th.

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Genesee Early College to Host Information Night

Genesee Early College will host an information night this month for students and their parents interested in enrolling for the 2014-15 academic year.

The Genesee Intermediate School District operates the Genesee Early College (GEC) which is located on the University of Michigan - Flint campus

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Grand Blanc Schools Choose to Extend School Year to Make Up for Snow Days

Grand Blanc Schools have said they will extend their school calendar in order to make up for snow days missed this past winter. According to MLive, the district used nine days, three more than the allotted six. Three

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WFNT Study: Job Prospects for Recent Graduates and For Those About to Graduate Part 2

My name is Porcha Clemons, and I am a student at Mott Community College where I am studying Media Arts Entertainment. To complete my program I am interning at Flint's News Talk 1470 WFNT. While I'm interning I will work on different projects to be ready for this media world

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Category: Education, Employment, Money
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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

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State Board of Ed Adopts Snow Day policy
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Michigan Board of Education Rolls Out New ‘Snow Day’ Policy

With several more weeks of winter still remaining, many school districts that have used more than their allotted snow days are trying to figure out how to make up for lost time. The Michigan Board of Education has adopted a new policy for schools to follow.

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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 i

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WFNT Study: Job Prospects for Recent Graduates and For Those About to Graduate

My name is Porcha Clemons, and I am a student at Mott Community College where I am studying Media Arts Entertainment. To finish off my program I am interning at Flint's News Talk 1470 WFNT. While I'm interning I will work on different projects to be ready for this media world

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Category: Education, Employment, Money
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Flint School Board Votes to Borrow Money, Revise Deficit Elimination Plan

In a special meeting on Monday night, the Flint School Board voted to borrow money and revise their deficit elimination plan.

According to WNEM, the district faces a $10.4 million deficit, along with owing the Genesee Intermediate School District $8 million for misspent funds. On the decision to borrow money, Inter

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