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Four West Michigan Schools Receive National Blue Ribbon Recognition

Schools in Byron Center, East Grand Rapids, Grand Haven and Hudsonville are among a select group being honored as 2016 National Blue Ribbon Schools.

Thirteen schools in Michigan earned the honor along with a total of 279 public and 50 private schools nationwide.

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Schools in Ohio Close Friday Morning Because of a Clown Threat [Video]

Several schools in Reading, Ohio are closed today because of a clown threat.

WXYZ Detroit reports that the decision was made by the Superintendent of the school district after being contacted by detectives regarding the incident...

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ITT Technical Institute Shutting Down After Financial Aid Ban

As of today, Tuesday September 6th, all ITT Technical Institute campuses are shut down.

Also, effective immediately, about 8,000 employees will lose their jobs...

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SAT College Exams To Undergo Major Changes
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Two Grand Rapids Schools Make ‘Top 10′ for SAT Scores in MI

This past spring marked the first time that Michigan high school juniors had to take the SAT's. Prior to, it's always been the ACT's, But the results for the first SAT scores in Michigan have been released by the Department of Education...

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It’s Time to Put Education Ahead of Michigan’s Tourism Industry

Many Michigan public school students are back at school this week. Others will return after Labor Day as required by law in Michigan without a waiver.

The post-Labor Day law was created ten years ago to benefit Michigan's tourism industry.

As more days are added to the school year, it's time to waive the post-Labor Day requirement for all schools and put the education of Michigan students ahead of the interests of the tourism industry.

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Students Do Better In School When They Have a Good-Looking Teacher

You would think having an attractive teacher would keep you distracted and daydreaming but according to a new study it's the opposite.

A study out of University of Nevada Las Vegas found that students who have good-looking teachers get better grades...

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7-Year-Old Girl Got in Trouble For Writing Her Name in Cursive

If an elementary school-aged child has had "several warnings" regarding a matter what would you think it would be about? MULTIPLE CHOICE TIME:

a) Talking in class
b) Picking on other students or
c) Writing in cursive

Aren't you surprised to know that the answer is C...

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Michigan is the Worst State for Bullying

Some unfortunate news for Michigan.

WalletHub has ranked Michigan as the #1 state in the country with the biggest bullying problem.

With kids on their way back to school WalletHub looked at the prevalence and prevention of bullying in schools across the country...

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What Time Should Your Child Go to Bed? This Chart Helps You Out

With back to school being right around the corner your kids have to start getting used to going to bed at a decent time (again).

Do you have a bedtime for your kid(s)...

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North Carolina School District Banning Skinny Jeans [Video]

Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com 

Skinny jeans and leggings are a norm. Girls (and even some guys) love wearing skinny jeans but a school district in North Carolina is now putting a ban on them.

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Allendale, Belding and Wyoming Schools Among Michigan’s Healthiest

West Michigan schools are among 38 in Michigan being recognized for bringing healthy food, activities and lifestyles to their students.

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Teachers Can Get Free Chipotle on Tuesday for ‘Teacher Appreciation Day’

Forget getting your teacher an apple. What your teacher really wants is Chipotle!

Celebrate Teacher Appreciation Day w/ BOGOs. Bring your faculty ID on 5/3 to score

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