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    • 12:40 PM, Sep. 17, 2014
    • SCHOOLS

    Michigan associate professor gets 'genius' grant

    Khaled Mattawa, a translator and poet at the University of Michigan, has won one of the coveted MacArthur 'genius' grants, it was announced Wednesday.

    • 11:08 PM, Sep. 17, 2014
    • NATION-WORLD

    School police stock up on free military gear

    Los Angeles School police departments across the country have taken advantage of free military surplus gear, stocking up on mine resistant armored vehicles, grenade launchers and scores of M16 rifles.

  1. Macomb Community College teams with JPMorgan Chase to push Metro jobs, internships

    Macomb Community College and JPMorgan Chase will announce Tuesday a program to promote economic development and job growth in Metro Detroit.

    • 2:36 PM, Sep. 16, 2014
    • SCHOOLS

    UM tops U.S. public universities in global ranking

    The University of Michigan is the nation's top public university for the second straight year, according to the QS World University Rankings.

    • 6:42 AM, Sep. 16, 2014
    • SCHOOLS

    Parents lose lawsuit over Grosse Pointe school map

    Grosse Pointe Farms A judge has dismissed a lawsuit by parents who say their civil rights are being violated by a map that keeps their children out of Grosse Pointe South High School.

    • 7:06 AM, Sep. 16, 2014
    • SCHOOLS

    Olivet College: No more reports of illnesses

    Olivet Olivet College says it's had no more reports of illnesses after dozens of students reported being sickened last week with symptoms that included headaches, dizziness and nausea.

    • 11:51 PM, Sep. 15, 2014
    • SCHOOLS

    MSU joins alliance to help low-income, 1st-generation students

    Michigan State University will be among 11 public universities across the nation that will be part of a collaborative effort to ensure that low-income and first-generation college students earn degrees, officials will announce Tuesday in Washington, D.C.

    • 10:14 AM, Sep. 16, 2014
    • SCHOOLS

    Smoke prompts evacuation of Romulus preschool

    Smoke from a heating and cooling system caused the evacuation of a preschool Tuesday morning.

    • 3:25 PM, Sep. 15, 2014
    • NATION-WORLD

    Obama opens campaign against campus sexual assault

    Washington President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden plan to announce a campus sexual assault awareness campaign from the White House Friday, with a special focus on engaging men in the fight against a largely hidden problem.

    • 11:30 PM, Sep. 14, 2014
    • SCHOOLS

    Retiring Detroit teachers union president starting a new professional chapter

    Detroit Detroit Federation of Teachers president Keith Johnson does not plan to spend much time resting during his retirement.

    • 5:02 PM, Sep. 13, 2014
    • SCHOOLS

    Central Michigan University's biosciences building raises school's profile

    As Michigan's pool of high school graduates continues to shrink, Central Michigan University, like all universities in the state, is competing for fewer students.

    • 11:49 PM, Sep. 14, 2014
    • SCHOOLS

    Women's colleges address transgender applicants

    Boston Women's colleges are revisiting policies around enrolling transgender students as institutions of higher learning single-sex, coed and those with religious affiliations demonstrate varying degrees of acceptance for changing norms.

    • 11:31 PM, Sep. 14, 2014
    • SCIENCE

    MSU bioengineer seeks better microbe threat tests

    As the Ebola virus draws the world's attention to the danger of disease spread, a Michigan State University researcher is working to provide better tools to measure the human health risk from microbes and to train researchers in their use.

    • 1:35 PM, Sep. 13, 2014
    • SCHOOLS

    University of Michigan marks 'banner' bicentennial

    Ann Arbor University of Michigan musicians are tuning up for tributes to 'The Star-Spangled Banner' during the song's 200th anniversary.

    • 2:19 PM, Sep. 11, 2014
    • SCHOOLS

    Detroit teachers union president to retire

    Detroit Keith Johnson, president of the Detroit Federation of Teachers, announced Thursday that he will retire after 21 years in leadership at the union.

    • 11:51 PM, Sep. 11, 2014
    • SCHOOLS

    School financial health: 48 districts operating in deficit, state says

    Forty-eight Michigan school districts and public school academies are operating in the red, according to a quarterly report state Superintendent Mike Flanagan ...

    • 11:30 PM, Sep. 10, 2014
    • SCHOOLS

    Few Detroit schools get promising grade from city nonprofit

    Fewer than one in five Detroit schools received the recommendation of a nonprofit that rates academic performance. Excellent Schools Detroit issued Wednesday ...

    • 3:22 PM, Sep. 11, 2014
    • SCHOOLS

    Olivet College students sickened, hospitalized

    Olivet Officials are trying to determine what sickened dozens of Olivet College students who were taken to hospitals with symptoms that included headaches, ...

    • 7:07 PM, Sep. 10, 2014
    • SCHOOLS

    MSU to announce a $1.5B capital campaign

    When Michigan State University takes on the University of Michigan next month during their traditional football match up, Spartans fans and alumni will be ...

    • 5:26 PM, Sep. 10, 2014
    • SCHOOLS

    EAA narrows chancellor search to interim leader, Saginaw superintendent

    Detroit The Education Achievement Authority on Wednesday narrowed the search for its next leader to the district's interim chancellor and the superintendent of the ...

    • 10:58 AM, Sep. 10, 2014
    • SCHOOLS

    UM cancels alert about man with gun

    University of Michigan officials say that an alert about a man with a gun at its chemistry building was unfounded.

    • 4:42 PM, Sep. 9, 2014
    • SCHOOLS

    Two SE Michigan high schools make Newsweek's Top 10 list

    Two southeast Michigan high schools are among the country's 10 best, according to rankings released by Newsweek.

    • 10:30 PM, Sep. 9, 2014
    • SCHOOLS

    Volunteers plan cleanup of closed Pitcher school site Thursday

    A group of volunteers and sponsors are teaming up Thursday to clean the area around a vacant elementary school on Detroit's west side.

    • 12:35 PM, Sep. 9, 2014
    • SCHOOLS

    UM 4th best public school in U.S. News rankings

    The University of Michigan is the nation's fourth-best public university and the 29th best overall, according to U.S. News & World Report's 2015 Best Colleges ...

    • 8:33 AM, Sep. 9, 2014
    • SCHOOLS

    Detroit schools' bilingual program meets Hispanics halfway

    Detroit In the halls of the Academy of the Americas school, 'Bienvenidos' and 'Welcome' greetings in Spanish and English adorn classroom doors in colorful letters.

  2. Detroit Head Start providers get $2M to expand preschool services

    Detroit The largest expansion of Head Start in Detroit's history was unveiled Tuesday, made possible by the collaboration of eight major foundations and $2 million ...

    • 9:27 AM, Sep. 9, 2014
    • SCHOOLS

    Bomb threat delays start of classes at Grosse Pointe North

    Classes at Grosse Pointe North High School were delayed Tuesday morning due to a bomb threat.

    • 6:36 AM, Sep. 9, 2014
    • SCHOOLS

    Some school buses in Macomb County getting cameras to record vehicles ignoring their stops

    They're big, they're yellow and they have flashing red lights. But many drivers still take a high stake gamble by zooming around school buses when they stop to ...

    • 8:44 PM, Sep. 8, 2014
    • SCHOOLS

    EAA interviews four candidates to lead Michigan-run school district

    Detroit Michigan's state-run district for failing schools interviewed four candidates for chancellor Monday and expects to hire a permanent leader this week.

    • 11:19 PM, Sep. 9, 2014
    • SCHOOLS

    Marijuana use surges among college students, UM study finds

    Daily use of marijuana by college students is at its highest rate in more than three decades and stimulant use has almost doubled, a study released Monday by ...

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