michael flanagan http://michiganradio.org en Changeup underway in the way state grades schools http://michiganradio.org/post/changeup-underway-way-state-grades-schools <p>Michigan will change how it measures success and what it calls under-performing schools. In the future, schools that fall short will be called &ldquo;priority schools,&rdquo; and receive some coaching, and other help developing improvement plans.</p><p>The state recently won a waiver from the federal government&rsquo;s No Child Left Behind Act&nbsp; to give it more flexibility in its school improvement plans.</p> Tue, 31 Jul 2012 11:49:37 +0000 Rick Pluta 8488 at http://michiganradio.org Changeup underway in the way state grades schools