A new study suggests living in a high-crime area, or simply passing through one on the way to school, can impact how often students show up to class. Some cities are experimenting with ways to help students get to school safely, including placing adults along highly trafficked routes to schools.
Michigan will delay a key change in its evaluation system for teachers and schools administrators under measures approved by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. The two bills will halt, at least for a year, a requirement that student growth and assessment data be given greater weight in educators’ year-end performance evaluations.