Education

Flint School Board Agrees to More Lay Offs [Video]
At Wednesday night's Flint School Board meeting, the board voted to lay off 12 teachers, five para-pros and three non-instructional staff members, as they continue to chip away at a $10.4 million deficit. The financially troubled district has a state approved deficit elimination plan they are f…
Conversation on Community Education to be Held this Weekend
Residents and community members are being encouraged to attend an event this weekend to discuss community education.
According to a news release from the City of Flint, in an effort to engage the community in a discussion about what constitutes an effective model for community education in the 21st c…
Flint School Board Votes to Lay Off More Than 250 Staff [Video]
At their meeting on Wednesday night, the Flint School Board voted to lay off more than 250 non-instructional staff as they attempt to reduce a $10 million budget deficit.
According to WNEM, non-instructional staff includes clerical, maintenance, secretaries, food service and school safety employees..…
Search for Mott Community College President Narrowed Down to Four
A search for the next president of Mott Community College has been narrowed down to four finalists.
According to MLive, interviews and forums with the finalists will take place the week of June 9th. The search for a new president began earlier this year after Richard Shank announced he was retiring a…
Flint School Board Approves Over 90 Layoffs [Video]
At its Monday night meeting, the Flint School Board approved 91 layoffs to teachers and staff as part of its deficit elimination plan.
According to WNEM, the district expects roughly $8 million in revenue to cover costs for the 2014-15 school year...
Finalists Named in Mott Community College President Search
According to a news release from the search committee, nine finalists have been named in the search for a new president at Mott Community College with interviews set to take place next week.
The search for a new president began earlier this year after Richard Shaink announced his retirement after 14 …
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It seems that something is missing between spoken words of political activists and the implementation of the policy which is advocated. If our best interest is the priority of policy ‘x’, then why is it we experience a negative result when the policy is initiated
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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 was surrounded by union officials when he made the announcement that the agreement cou…

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