Most Kalamazoo-area school districts have revenues and expenditures below the Michigan average, and two of the area's top three in revenues were charter schools, according to a recently released state report.
Watch for Adopt-A-Highway volunteers picking up litter this month
A Bridge Magazine analysis of key academic stats show that, on average, Michigan's charter schools perform in a similar fashion to Michigan's traditional public schools. So why has the Legislature just lifted a long-standing cap on charter schools?
Grand Rapids Public Schools names new executive director of special education
Laura LaMore is Grand Rapids Public Schools new executive director of special education and early intervention services. She is former director of special education for the Allegan Area Educational Service Agency.
Weighing the pros and cons of charter schools (Julie Mack blog)
In the debate over charter schools, partisans on both side often miss a vital point: A school's governance model is not the determining factor in academic outcomes. But there are some definite pros and cons to the charter-school movement.
In Michigan charter schools, results no better than other public schools