Virtual learning isn’t just for students. Virtual courses offer a convenient way for educators to connect and collaborate while reducing time and cost. REMC offers *free* Virtual Courses throughout the year, open to all Michigan school personnel.
In 2016-17, more than half of the third-graders in Michigan were failing to read proficiently.
A statewide Michigan Student Test of Educational Progress (M-STEP) showed that only 44 percent of Michigan third-graders are proficient readers.
Educators agree that third grade is a crucial year: That is when students transition from “learning to read” to “reading to learn.”
LANSING—According to multiple news outlets, incoming House Speaker Lee Chatfield (R-Levering), plans to propose the elimination of the sales tax on gasoline, which will result in a cut to schools of at least $700 million. Education leaders from the Michigan Association of Superintendents and Administrators (MASA), the Michigan Association of Intermediate School Administrators (MAISA) and the Michigan Association of School Boards (MASB) agree that there needs to be a comprehensive infrastructure plan, however it shouldn’t come in the form of massive cuts to Michigan’s schools.