Recent News & Headlines

December 1, 2022
Series of Comprehensive History Webinars Announced for 2023

Michigan Department of Education Press Release LANSING – A series of webinars offering educators greater depth of knowledge for social studies instruction in a variety of important historical movements was announced today by the Michigan Department of Education (MDE).

November 29, 2022
MDE and ISDs To Provide Support To Help Improve Low-Achieving Schools

Michigan Department of Education Press Release LANSING – Fifty-four Michigan school districts, each with one or more low-achieving schools, have been identified for the need to enter into partnership agreements with the state to help improve academic outcomes for their students—in part a fallout from the pandemic. 

November 29, 2022
Gov. Whitmer Orders Flags Lowered to Honor Victims of the Oxford Shooting

LANSING, Mich. – Governor Gretchen Whitmer orders U.S. and Michigan flags to be lowered to half-staff within the State Capitol Complex and upon all public buildings and grounds across the State of Michigan tomorrow, Wednesday, November 30, 2022, to honor the victims of the shooting at Oxford High School in Oakland County one year ago.

November 17, 2022
Thousands of Michigan Students Are Ready for Advanced Placement Courses

Michigan Department of Education Press Release LANSING – Thousands of parents in Michigan with high school students will be receiving a letter in the mail soon explaining that their student has the potential to be successful in a rigorous Advanced Placement course and to earn college credit while in high school. 

November 17, 2022
New Leader Joins Eaton Career & Technical Education

Vlad Lebedintsev, Ed.S., MBA, a seasoned educator and career preparation expert, joined Eaton Regional Education Service Agency (RESA) as the Assistant Superintendent for Career & Technical Education (CTE) this week. He has filled the position previously held by Kathleen Szuminski, who will retire this year after 40 years of service.