phil pavlov Michigan State Senate Moves School Safety Bills By Cheyna Roth • May 23, 2018 Public Domain Pictures / publicdomainpictures.net State lawmakers want schools and law enforcement to partner up when it comes to school safety. State Senate committees passed several bills Tuesday aimed at encouraging that relationship. Listen Listening... / 0:40 Cheyna Roth reports on the Michigan Senate moving forward on new school safety legislation. School Reform Office Explains School Closure System To Education Committee By Cheyna Roth • Feb 10, 2017 State of Michigan / michigan.gov 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. Listen Listening... / 0:38 The Michigan Public Radio Network's Cheyna Roth reports on legislation designed to end Michigan's school closure process. Michigan Lawmakers Move Forward With Repealing ‘Failing Schools’ Law By Cheyna Roth • Feb 1, 2017 Wikipedia Media Commons / wikipedia.org Lawmakers are considering a repeal of a law that allows the state to shut down low-performing schools. Listen Listening... / 0:40 The Michigan Public Radio Network's Cheyna Roth reports on the possibility of repealing Michigan's "failing schools law." Michigan Senate Takes On Reading Difficulties In Elementary Schools By Rick Pluta • Mar 24, 2016 Tim Pierce / https://www.flickr.com/photos/qwrrty/2100913578/. The state Senate has adopted legislation that would allow schools to hold back some third graders who are not proficient at reading. Listen Listening... / 0:35 The Michigan Public Radio Network's Rick Pluta reports on a third-grade reading bill passed by the Michigan State Senate. Teacher 'Sickouts' In Michigan Schools May Become Illegal By Jake Neher • Feb 3, 2016 Wikipedia Media Commons / wikipedia.org Legislation meant to stop teacher “sickout” protests is one step closer to becoming law. Listen Listening... / 0:39 The Michigan Public Radio Network's Jake Neher reports on legislation designed to make teacher "sickouts" illegal.