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Academic Results Not Tied to School Spending in Michigan, Report Says

(Photo: Flickr, Creative Commons) A newly-released report from the Mackinac Center for Public Policy finds that there is no statistical correlation between spending on public schools in Michigan and the academic performance of the state’s students. A large data set was used for the study, titled ”School Spending and Student Achievement in Michigan: What’s the Relationship?” that included detailed spending, standardized test scores, and student demographic information from over 4,000 public

White House Continues Push to Expand Free Community College

(Photo: Pixabay, Creative Commons) The White House is offering $ 100 million to expand workforce training programs at community colleges, bolstering President Obama’s goal of making tuition at community colleges free. The initiative will award grants through the Labor Department to partnerships between employers, training programs, and community and technical colleges aimed at preparing students for skilled occupations. To qualify for the grants, recipients must extend tuition-free education to unemployed,