Novi http://michiganradio.org en Are schools gaming the system or following the rules? http://michiganradio.org/post/are-schools-gaming-system-or-following-rules <p>Governor Snyder’s school reform agenda includes rewarding schools for so called best practices.</p><p>Those include providing physical education, offering online instructional programs or blended learning opportunities, or being a school of choice. Districts meeting seven out of eight of those best practices are eligible to receive 52 additional dollars per pupil in the district.</p><p> Tue, 25 Jun 2013 22:00:00 +0000 Jennifer White 13236 at http://michiganradio.org Are schools gaming the system or following the rules? McCotter resignation, special election create a 'nightmare' scenario for city clerks http://michiganradio.org/post/mccotter-resignation-special-election-create-nightmare-scenario-city-clerks <p>City clerks in Thaddeus McCotter&rsquo;s former Congressional district say his resignation has created a &ldquo;nightmare&rdquo; scenario for them.</p><p>McCotter&rsquo;s resignation last week means clerks in suburban Detroit&rsquo;s 11<sup>th</sup> Congressional district have to do a lot more work in very little time.</p><p>Livonia city clerk Terry Marecki says she was surprised when state officials called the special election to fill what will amount to just a few weeks of McCotter&rsquo;s remaining term.</p> Thu, 12 Jul 2012 00:11:44 +0000 Sarah Cwiek 8237 at http://michiganradio.org McCotter resignation, special election create a 'nightmare' scenario for city clerks