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Michigan School Reform Office

Battle Of Public Schools Vs. The State Continues

Jul 6, 2017
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Public schools and the state were in court over concerns with a portion of the state budget


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The state is stepping in to help struggling schools instead of closing them.


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Governor Rick Snyder says the state will wait until May at the earliest to decide whether to close any of the state’s lowest-performing schools. 


Michigan School Reform Office
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As the state School Reform Office moves closer to potentially closing multiple schools across Michigan, a bill ending the law is being hotly debated in the Legislature.


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Lawmakers are considering a repeal of a law that allows the state to shut down low-performing schools. 


Michigan School Reform Office
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Seven schools have been released from the state’s list of lowest-performing schools.  But 184 schools are still on the list.