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More online classes on the horizon

Parents around the state are contemplating online virtual school for their children. Starting in November, an online catalog will be available to students and schools, along with syllabi for supplemental courses. “Having these classes has only enriched the curriculum,” said Scott Moellenberndt, superintendent of Blissfield Community Schools. The district has added foreign language options it could not affor ...

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Supreme Court hears Michigan challenge to Affirmative Action

Four months after the Supreme Court declined to invalidate affirmative action in a case brought against the University of Texas, it heard oral arguments to determine if a Michigan referendum violates the Equal Protection Clause of the 14th Amendment by amending the state constitution to prohibit the consideration of race, sex, color ethnicity or national origin in public university admissions decisions. ...

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