Tag Archives: Michigan Department of Education

Michigan Diplomas Could be First in U.S. for STEM Certification

Legislation sponsored by Sen. John Proos and Rep. Amanda Price would help give Michigan students a leg up on getting a job in a high-skilled career or continuing their education.

Senate Bills 1109 and 1110 and House Bills 5904 and 5905 would allow a student to receive a science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) certification on their high school diploma. The STEM endorsement would also be visible on student transcripts for future technical training, community college and college application review. Continue reading

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Back-to-School Tips for Both Students and Parents

Summer is winding to a close and another school year is about to start. As parents, it is time for us to play our important role of ensuring that our children are prepared to learn.

A good education is critical for children to become tomorrow’s skilled workers and strong leaders, and an active parent can have a huge impact on a child’s desire to learn. Continue reading

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Back to School for Kids and Parents

Another school year is about to start, and it is important for us parents to fill our role to ensure our children are prepared to learn. In our modern, global economy, a good education is vital for children to become tomorrow’s skilled workers and strong leaders. Involved parents as well as proactive teachers have a huge impact on fostering a child’s desire to learn. Continue reading

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