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First Report Issued on Michigan Partnership Model of School Reform

Monday, October 7, 2019

The first independent report on Michigan’s Partnership Model for school reform finds “modest but potentially positive results” after one year of implementation. The report, from Michigan State University’s Education Policy Innovation…

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$1.2M NIH Grant Puts Health in the Hands of Students, Community

Wednesday, September 25, 2019
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What controls your health? It’s a complicated question, but middle schoolers in the City of Flint and Genesee county area are able to answer that question, and more,…

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Decoding How Kids Get Into Hacking

Friday, September 20, 2019
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Is your kid obsessed with video games and hanging out with questionable friends? These are common traits for involvement in cybercrime, among other delinquencies. New research from Michigan…

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WKAR Science of Food Series Debuts on PBS Digital

Friday, September 20, 2019

Why should meat “rest” between cooking and serving? Which is better: farmed or wild-caught salmon? What makes a pickle, a pickle? History buff, foodie and Michigan State University…

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How Does a Recession Affect Public School Students?

Wednesday, September 11, 2019
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If the predicted economic downturn comes to fruition, many public schools will find their already stressed budgets squeezed even more. And, as a result, many administrators will head…

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Michigan Tops States For Authorizing Fiscal Power Over School Districts

Wednesday, September 11, 2019
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State takeovers of school districts facing financial trouble have been on the rise across the nation, but just a handful of states have laws threatening the majority of…

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MSU Press Provides Free Access to Gun Violence Essays Through Project Muse

Wednesday, September 11, 2019
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Michigan State University Press will provide free access to three recent, compelling scholarly essays from its journals collection in a partnership with Project MUSE and several other publishers…

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MSU Leads $2 Million Grant on Outdoor Science Learning

Friday, August 23, 2019
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New research from Michigan State University will develop methods to show teachers how learning science can be situated outside of the classroom. Gail Richmond, a professor in the…

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MSU Collaboration Supports Exhibition on the Intersections of Art and Chemistry

Tuesday, August 20, 2019
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A collaboration between the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum and the Midland Center for the Arts, the exhibition “Science Paints Our World: Chemistry and Art” opens in…

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First Frontiers Summer School held May 15-18 at MSU

Thursday, August 8, 2019

The Joint Institute for Nuclear Astrophysics – Center for the Evolution of the Elements (JINA-CEE) hosted The First Frontiers Summer School 15-18 May, at Michigan State University. The…

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