Student Michigan House OKs $56.7B Budget With Per-Pupil Funding Hike By Associated Press • Apr 24, 2018 Wikimedia Commons Michigan's public schools would receive their largest increase in base per-student funding in 17 years under a budget plan endorsed by the state House. Jury Rules for Teacher Who Alleged Assault by Student By Associated Press • Mar 13, 2018 Jackson Public Schools A jury has ruled in favor of a Michigan teacher who said her district retaliated after she reported to police being assaulted by a student rather than let school officials handle it. A Student's Essay Pushes A City's Apology By Kevin Lavery • Feb 27, 2018 WKAR File Photo Tonight, the East Lansing City Council is expected to make a symbolic gesture that’s taken 50 years to materialize. Listen Listening... / 4:41 Michigan Schools Deal with More Students Skipping Classes By Associated Press • Dec 12, 2017 Pixabay Creative Commons Michigan education officials are looking for ways to address an increase in chronic absenteeism among students. 16-Year-Old Found Fatally Shot After Bonfire By Associated Press • May 15, 2017 dogulove / Flickr Authorities say a 16-year-old has been found fatally shot following a bonfire at a home in mid-Michigan. New Strength and Conditioning Center at Okemos High School By Current Sports • Feb 18, 2016 Seth Kinker / WKAR The Okemos High School athletic department officially unveiled its new strength and conditioning center to the public on Wednesday evening.