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Ready or not, Election Day is almost here! With so many things squeezed onto the ballot this November, let's not lose site of one of the "smallest" races but potentially one with the most long-term impact in our community.
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Flint School District Numbers Down on Count Day
Wednesday was count day for school districts across Michigan and numbers were down for the Flint School District. According to MLive, Interim Superintendent Larry Watkins said the district had 6,571 students at school yesterday. That's a drop of 149 students and could mean the loss of $1...
Michigan AG Unveils Confidential School Safety Line
Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette has unveiled a new statewide hotline and online student safety system called OK2SAY. Schuette unveiled the initiative in Detroit on Wednesday after previously promoting it at other districts - including Flint - around the state...
Job Fair Planned for Company Hired by Flint School District
A job fair is being held this week by a company hired by the Flint School District in an effort to save money. According to MLive, Professional Education Services Group, LLC will host the job fair at the Flint Farmers' Market. Substitute teachers and paraprofessionals looking for work are encou…
U.S. Rep. Dan Kildee to Host College Affordability Forums
Michigan's Fifth District Representative Dan Kildee has announced he will be hosting a pair of forums this week on college affordability.
According to a press release from the Congressman, the free events are open to prospective, current and former college students and will provide information o…

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