Public child support calculator can reduce conflict

By ISAAC CONSTANS Capital News Service LANSING — Michigan has launched a free child support calculator to help parents determine what their unique child care responsibilities are. The public online tool, which existed earlier through several private websites, lets parents … Continue reading →

Internet says: Michigan ranks high in bullying

By CAITLIN DeLUCA LANSING — Michigan schools may not be so welcoming for students, according to two recent studies. Both Wallethub.com and Backgroundchecks.org did studies based on information from the National Center for Education Statistics, Centers for Disease Control, National … Continue reading →

Homegrown and served without a moan

By BRIDGET BUSH Capital News Service   LANSING– A program designed to increase schools’ use of local produce is cooking up resources for K-12 school food and nutrition directors so they can better incorporate healthy Michigan foods into cafeteria meals. … Continue reading →

State may ask to change school tests again

BY CAITLIN DELUCA Capital News Service LANSING — State officials are considering whether to recommend a more advanced standardized test for students while reducing the number of years they have to take it. The Michigan Student Test of Educational Progress, … Continue reading →