This past Wednesday, the University of Michigan announced the appointment of its first Asian American president.
To address Michigan's long-standing problem of underfunding special education, legislators enacted a substantial reform of the state's special education funding model early on Friday.
At Lake Michigan, a father and educator who was hailed as modest and inspiring, was found dead after saving the life of a teenage girl.
As Michigan seeks to develop a system to attract and retain more teachers despite a continuing educator crisis, legislators have introduced a measure that would give teachers a $1,000 stipend for acting as a mentor to student teachers.
In a bipartisan effort, the Michigan Senate has adopted a bill that will aid kids with dyslexia.
A teacher in Livonia, Michigan, intervened to stop a 12-year-old girl from drinking a bottle of Jose Cuervo mix containing 10% alcohol.
On Tuesday, a House subcommittee unanimously recommended approval of a measure that would allow retired education system personnel to return to work in schools after a year without losing their retirement benefits. They might return as substitutes, full-time teachers, bus drivers, library aids, or food service employees, for example.
A proposed bill would amend Michigan's school code to "strongly encourage" lessons on Native American boarding schools in Michigan classrooms.