EDUCATION

Standardized Testing: Helping or Harming Students?

Several Democratic members of the Michigan Senate introduced a bill at the beginning of March to pause the punitive use of standardized testing for the 2020-2021 academic year. Standardized testin... [More]


Belle Tire Assistant Manager Gives Vehicle Tips for this Pothole Season

With winter coming to a close and temperatures rising, pothole season is right around the corner. As snow melts on the roads, drivers can now spot potholes easier and try to avoid them, but often vehi... [More]


CADL Okemos Celebrates March is Reading Month In a New Way This Year

In March, National Reading Month is celebrated by the nation every year in honor of Dr. Seuss’ birthday. The Capital Area District Library (CADL) in Okemos is celebrating with a March is Reading Month... [More]


Okemos School Board Reveal Safe Return To School Plan

The Okemos Board of Trustees held their second of two monthly School Board meetings on Monday. One of the biggest topics discussed was the "Safe Return to School" plan amid the Covid-19 pandemic: "... [More]


Haslett Public Schools Deciding Safest Way to Learn

The Haslett Board of Education met on Feb. 22 to discuss the current learning dynamic amid the pandemic. Haslett Elementary began a hybrid learning program on Feb. 1, and sixth through 12th grad... [More]


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