LANSING - Michigan has awarded a three-year contract to both Data Recognition Corporation and Measurement, Inc. for the future Michigan Student Test of Educational Progress (M-STEP) system beginning with the 2015-2016 school year. The recommendation of award was made jointly by the Michigan Department of Education (MDE), and Department of Technology, Management, and Budget (DTMB), which runs the state procurement process.
Fifty-three teams representing 20 career and technical centers from across Michigan will meet in Lansing on March 22 and March 23 for the annual Michigan ProStart® Competition. Hosted by the Michigan Restaurant Association Educational Support Foundation (MRA ESF), the student competition will take place at the Crowne Plaza Lansing West from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on March 22 and from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on March 23. The general public is welcome at this event.
In partnership with Accident Fund Insurance Company of America, Insuring MI Future and Lansing School District, Ingham ISD announces The Insurance Leadership Academy. Applications are being accepted now and the program officially begins in the fall. Students will be in class three days per week and work on-site, alongside of insurance professionals at Accident Fund two days per week.