LANSING – Thirty-two school districts statewide will receive additional 10 cents per meal in 2017 to purchase locally-grown produce, the Michigan Department of Education (MDE) announced today.
On Saturday, October 28, 11:00 am – 2:00 pm, Ingham Intermediate School District’s (ISD) Special Education Parent Advisory Committee will host a Transition Fair at 611 Hagadorn Road on the Mason campus.
Lansing, Mich. – Gov. Rick Snyder is joining President Donald Trump’s call to lower Michigan and U.S. flags to half-staff today through sunset on Friday, Oct. 6, in honor of the victims of the Las Vegas tragedy.
LANSING, Mich. – Students with disabilities now have greater opportunities to gain career experience and skills with the launch of a Project SEARCH program within the State of Michigan, Lt. Gov. Calley announced today.
LANSING – Thirteen exemplary, high-performing schools in Michigan are being recognized as 2017 National Blue Ribbon Schools, the Michigan Department of Education (MDE) reported today.
LANSING – The Michigan Department of Education is fulfilling the state law on school accountability this year and is working with the Legislature on updating that law, the department explained today.
LANSING – The East Lansing Public Library (ELPL) has earned the 2017 State Librarian's Excellence Award for superior customer service, State Librarian Randy Riley announced today.
LANSING, Mich. – Gov. Rick Snyder has ordered U.S. and Michigan flags to be lowered to half-staff on all state buildings and within the state Capitol complex on Tuesday, Sept. 26, in honor of Michigan State Police Trooper Timothy O’Neill, who died Wednesday, Sept. 20, while on duty.
LANSING – Michigan school cafeterias soon will become edible research laboratories for students tasked with finding and eating healthier lunches under a federal grant, the Michigan Department of Education (MDE) announced today.
Ingham Intermediate School District Board of Education held a board meeting on September 19, 2017.
Chief Deputy State Superintendent Sheila Alles offers this episode of the “Top 10 in 10 in 2 minutes” podcast to highlight the Michigan Department of Education’s Annual Review of the work that’s been done so far to help Michigan become a Top 10 education state in 10 years.
LANSING, Mich. – Gov. Rick Snyder today has ordered U.S. flags to be lowered to half-staff Friday, Sept. 15 on all state buildings and within the state Capitol complex in honor of Marine Corps Private First Class Michael P. Giannattasio, who died Aug. 30, 2017.
State Superintendent Brian Whiston appeared recently on the public television show “Off the Record.” Amongst the wide array of education topics that the show’s panelists fired at him was one on the impact of public charter schools in Michigan. Superintendent Whiston responded with a comment to which he’d like to make the following statement:
On Friday, October 6, Ingham Intermediate School District will host the Hearts of Fun Golf Scramble at Eldorado Golf Course in Mason, MI. All of the proceeds will go directly to the Hearts of Fun Inclusive Playground at Heartwood School for students with disabilities. This playground will also be open to the public during non-school hours.
LANSING – The search has begun for the 2018-19 Michigan Teacher of the Year.
Every new school year opens with great hope, energy, and anticipation. Everyone starts fresh.
State Superintendent Brian Whiston offers a welcome back message for students and educators that focuses on innovations, scholarship, and respect for others.
On Wednesday, August 30, Ingham Intermediate School District renamed the Capital Area Career Center, to the Wilson Talent Center, honoring former Ingham ISD Board of Education member, Rudy Wilson. A press conference and ribbon cutting ceremony were held to mark the occasion.
LANSING – Statewide M-STEP scores this year show mathematics and social studies proficiency gains in eight of nine grades tested, and 11th grade SAT scores also showed improvement, the Michigan Department of Education (MDE) reported today.
LANSING – The Michigan Department of Education has re-submitted the state’s plan to the U.S. Department of Education (USED) for the federal Every Student Succeeds Act, responding to USED’s official feedback received two weeks ago.
LANSING—Schools in three regions of Michigan have the opportunity to learn the difference a dime can make in their efforts to serve students Michigan-grown fruits, vegetables, and dry beans. That’s due to the expansion of a popular pilot program in the state’s School Aid Budget that Governor Rick Snyder signed into law earlier this summer.
The Ingham Intermediate School District Board of Education held a board meeting on August 16, 2017.
LANSING – Michigan’s plan to implement the federal Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) moved a step closer Wednesday after a phone call between the Michigan Department of Education and officials from the U.S. Department of Education (USED).
On Friday, July 21, 2017, Ingham Intermediate School District joined efforts with Toys “R” Us and Babies “R” Us to collect needed early childhood essentials for young children and their families. The efforts will support families in the Ingham ISD service area including those living in Dansville, East Lansing, Haslett, Holt, Lansing, Leslie, Mason, Okemos, Stockbridge, Waverly, Webberville and Williamston.
The recently-adopted state budget includes changes to help provide greater availability of quality child care providers for Michigan families, the Michigan Department of Education said today.
Twenty-four teachers have been selected from a pool of more than 300 applicants to serve on a new panel to help guide the state’s plan to implement the federal Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), the Michigan Department of Education (MDE) announced today.
Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) programs in Michigan’s public schools are gaining more traction than a robotics race now that Governor Rick Snyder’s MiSTEM Advisory Council has tapped several of them for possible state and local investment.
The Ingham Intermediate School District Board of Education held a board meeting on July 18, 2017.
The Michigan Department of Education is preparing to begin discussions with the U.S. Department of Education (USED) on the state’s plan to comply with the federal Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).
The Michigan Department of Education has announced the household income guidelines established by the United States Department of Agriculture for free and reduced price meals and free milk through the National School Lunch, School Breakfast, Special Milk, and Child and Adult Care Food Programs. The income guidelines are effective from July 1, 2017, through June 30, 2018.
Michigan schoolchildren soon will eat more fresh, locally-grown produce thanks to a farm-to-school grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the Michigan Department of Education (MDE) announced today.
Auburn Hills, Mich. – Students need better access to career pathways and schools need more support to enhance programs if Michigan is going close the talent gap and continue building a more prosperous future, Gov. Rick Snyder said today while unveiling a comprehensive series of actions and recommendations
Increased funding in the foundation allowance for schools; more funding to support At-Risk students; and funding to assist schools with Partnership Agreements drew the praise of State Superintendent Brian Whiston today.
East Middle School’s Library Media Center has won the state’s 2017-18 Model 21st Century School Library (SL 21) award for excelling at the important library skillset of collaboration, the Library of Michigan (LM) announced today.
Michigan has two national winners for the Letters About Literature 2017 program, the Michigan Department of Education announced today.
Michigan has become a leader in access and quality standards for 4-year-olds as steady investments in public preschool funding has helped the state rise to become 15th in the nation, the Michigan Department of Education (MDE) announced today.
Michigan children in low-income communities need to continue receiving healthy meals when school is out for the summer and the Michigan Department of Education (MDE) is announcing multiple ways for families to find the nearest locations of the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) for children across the state.
Three female students from the Capital Area Career Center (CACC) were recently recognized with 2017 Breaking Traditions awards from the Michigan Department of Education’s Office of Career and Technical Education. Breaking Traditions awards recognize students for their accomplishments in a non-traditional career and technical education program for his/her gender.
Gov. Rick Snyder has ordered U.S. and Michigan flags to be lowered to half-staff Thursday, June 1, on all state buildings and within the state Capitol complex in honor of U.S. Army Sgt. Terrence Hinton, who died Sunday, May 14.
On May 10-14, 2017, students from the Capital Area Career Center’s (CACC) Programming & Mobile Applications program traveled to Orlando, Florida to compete in the Business Professionals of America 2017 National Leadership Conference. Business Professionals of America (BPA) is a national student organization which encourages student growth in the development of leadership skills, personal and professional growth, and career related competencies.
Gov. Rick Snyder has joined President Donald Trump’s call for all United States flags to be lowered to half-staff in observance of Memorial Day on Monday, May 29.
The Ingham Intermediate School District Board of Education held a board meeting on May 16, 2017.
Gov. Rick Snyder has ordered U.S. and Michigan flags to be lowered to half-staff Friday, May 12, within the state Capitol complex and within the 109th District of the House of Representatives in honor of state Rep. John Kivela, who died Tuesday, May 9
Overcoming obstacles and stereotypes to achieve success in career and technical education (CTE) programs, 32 students statewide are winners of the Michigan Department of Education’s 2017 Breaking Traditions Awards, State Superintendent Brian Whiston announced today.
Twenty Michigan teachers will be selected to serve on a key leadership panel to help implement the state’s Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) plan, under a grant from a national education organization, the Michigan Department of Education (MDE) announced today.
The Capital Area Career Center (CACC) will host its annual Year-End Student Showcase on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 from 4:00 – 8:00 pm. The free event, which is open to the public, will be held at 611 Hagadorn Road in Mason, on the Ingham Intermediate School District campus
The Michigan Department of Education (MDE) has signed Memoranda of Understanding with three intermediate school districts (ISDs) to work collaboratively around selected initiatives from the Top 10 in 10 Strategic Plan, the department announced today.
Twelve students who wrote to living or dead authors about the impact of their books are winners and finalists of Michigan’s 2017 Letters about Literature contest, the Library of Michigan (LM) announced today.
Students in Michigan’s lowest performing schools are on the path to increased academic achievement because of Partnership Agreements signed with the state superintendent, State School Reform Office, local intermediate school districts, and local district partners.
On Monday, April 24, the Dart Foundation presented Ingham ISD Superintendent, Dr. Scott Koenigsknecht and Capital Area Career Center (CACC) Principal, Jeanne Farina, with a check for $700,000 to allow the CACC to create an Advanced Manufacturing Collaboration space for the Engineering, Precision Machining and Welding programs. Construction of the project will begin in June and will continue in the summer of 2018. A ribbon-cutting highlighting the new space will happen in the fall of 2018.
Nine Michigan school districts will begin work immediately with their innovative Partnership Agreements to improve the state’s most struggling schools, according to the Michigan Department of Education.