October
October 19, 2017
Thirty-two Michigan Districts Receive Grants to Bring More Local Produce to School Cafeterias

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.

October 4, 2017
Transition Fair Showcases Resources for Families

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. 

October 2, 2017
Gov. Rick Snyder Lowers Flags to Honor Victims of Las Vegas Tragedy

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.

October 2, 2017
State of Michigan Launches Project SEARCH Internship Program for Students with Disabilities

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.

September
September 28, 2017
Thirteen Michigan Schools Awarded 2017 National Blue Ribbon Recognition

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.

September 27, 2017
Michigan Department of Education Fulfilling State Law on Accountability

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.

September 25, 2017
East Lansing Public Library Earns 2017 State Librarian’s Excellence Award

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.

September 25, 2017
Gov. Rick Snyder lowers flags in honor of fallen MSP Trooper Timothy O’Neill

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.

September 22, 2017
School Grants Available to Allow Students to Research and Develop Healthier School Lunches

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.

September 20, 2017
Ingham ISD Board Meeting Actions

Ingham Intermediate School District Board of Education held a board meeting on September 19, 2017.

September 15, 2017
Top 10 in 10 in 2: So, What's Been Done?

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.

September 14, 2017
Gov. Rick Snyder lowers flags in honor of fallen U.S. Marine Michael P. Giannattasio

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.

September 13, 2017
Whiston Statement on Charter School Comment

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:

September 12, 2017
Hearts of Fun Golf Scramble Raises Funds for Inclusive Playground

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. 

September 12, 2017
Michigan Dept. of Education Begins Search For The 2018-19 Michigan Teacher Of The Year

LANSING – The search has begun for the 2018-19 Michigan Teacher of the Year.

September 6, 2017
State Superintendent Whiston Back to School Podcast

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.

August
August 30, 2017
Ingham ISD Renames Career Center the Wilson Talent Center

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.

August 29, 2017
M-STEP Results in Math and Social Studies Improve in Nearly All Grades in 2017

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.

August 18, 2017
Michigan Submits Updated ESSA Plan to the U.S. Department of Education

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.

August 17, 2017
Michigan Legislature Expands Program Serving Locally-Grown Food in Schools

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.

August 16, 2017
INGHAM ISD BOARD MEETING ACTIONS

The Ingham Intermediate School District Board of Education held a board meeting on August 16, 2017.

August 3, 2017
Michigan Takes Another Step Forward to Begin Implementing Federal ESSA Plan

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).

July
July 27, 2017
Early Childhood Essentials Drive – Stuff a Bus at Toys “R” Us!

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.

July 25, 2017
State Increases to Child Care Providers Will Encourage Greater Availability for Families

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.

July 21, 2017
24 Teachers Selected For New Teacher Leadership Advisory Council

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.

July 20, 2017
MiSTEM Picks Six promising STEM programs For Possible Funding, Development

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.

July 19, 2017
INGHAM ISD BOARD MEETING ACTIONS

The Ingham Intermediate School District Board of Education held a board meeting on July 18, 2017.

July 11, 2017
State Prepares for Discussions with Feds on Michigan ESSA Plan

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).

June
June 30, 2017
Income Guidelines for National Free and Reduced Priced Meals

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.

June 27, 2017
Michigan Lands $70K Grant to Grow Farm-to-School Program

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.

June 26, 2017
Michigan Career Pathway Alliance Recommendations

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

June 21, 2017
State Superintendent Praises the Budget Agreement for Michigan Schools

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.

June 16, 2017
2017-18 Model School Library Award Goes to Plymouth Canton’s East Middle School

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. 

June 13, 2017
2017 Letters About Literature National Winners Announced

Michigan has two national winners for the Letters About Literature 2017 program, the Michigan Department of Education announced today.

June 9, 2017
Michigan Sees Preschool Spending and Enrollment Increases

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.

June 7, 2017
Meet Up and Eat Up -- Summer Meals for Kids

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.

June 6, 2017
Career Center Students Earn Breaking Traditions Recognition

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.

May
May 31, 2017
Gov. Rick Snyder lowers flags in honor of Sgt. Terrence Hinton

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.

May 30, 2017
Career Center Students Place at BPA Nationals

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.

May 25, 2017
Gov. Rick Snyder lowers flags for Memorial Day

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. 

May 17, 2017
INGHAM ISD BOARD MEETING ACTIONS

The Ingham Intermediate School District Board of Education held a board meeting on May 16, 2017.

May 12, 2017
Gov. Rick Snyder lowers flags in honor of state Rep. John Kivela

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

May 11, 2017
32 Michigan Students Earn 2017 Breaking Traditions Awards

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.

May 11, 2017
Michigan Receives Grant to Boost Educator Role in ESSA Implementation

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.

May 10, 2017
2017 CACC Showcase Press Release

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

May 10, 2017
Transformation Zones Named to Help Implement Strategies for Top 10 in 10 Initiatives

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.

May 9, 2017
Michigan’s Letters about Literature Winners, Finalists Announced

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.

May 8, 2017
Gov. Rick Snyder announces Partnership Agreement

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.

May 5, 2017
Dart Foundation Presents $700,000 Grant to Ingham ISD for Advanced Manufacturing Collaboration Space

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. 

May 3, 2017
Districts Begin to Implement Their Innovative Partnership Agreements

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.

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