Tens of thousands of school teachers are preparing to make their way back to Michigan classrooms. A growing number of them are adding something new to their skill sets. Advocates of “formative assessment” say it’s important to continually track whether students are learning material—not just at test time.
Cities around the world are competing for new businesses and talented workers. Lansing is no exception. Cultural initiatives can and do play a role in economic development. With that in mind, a new program strives to tell the stories of artists, musicians and business owners along Michigan Avenue.