State Senate Bills Would Require “Uncensored” Teaching of Declaration of Independence, Other Documents

Senate Bills (SB) 120, 121, and 423 may move forward for a vote after the Senate’s two-week Thanksgiving recess, which is currently underway. Click through for more.

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Muskegon Superintendent Provides Deficit Update, Shares Service Consolidation Idea From State

Muskegon Public Schools Superintendent Jon Felske provided an update on the district’s deficit elimination plan at Tuesday’s Board of Education meeting.

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Muskegon Superintendent Sets Budget Cut Targets Ahead of Sending Deficit Plan to State

Muskegon Public Schools superintendent Jon Felske believes the district needs to cut approximately $7.2 million from its budget next year to be out of its deficit within the two years mandated by the state.

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Muskegon Public Schools Spring Head Count Released, Next Year’s Funding Picture Shaky

With the last week’s spring student count day complete, Muskegon’s board of education revealed their spring head count numbers at Tuesday’s full board meeting.

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Student-Community “MPrize” Project Hopes To Recognize Those Making Difference For Youth

Starting in fall of 2013, MPrize hopes to have students in districts around the area identify “staff members and others who make differences in their lives,” according to Superintendent Jon Felske.

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Muskegon Superintendent Claims State Keeps More Education Funding Under New Model

Superintendent Jon Felske claims funds are withheld by the State of Michigan when students switch districts. Referring to them as “transient students”, he noted these students might move mid-week and miss several days of school between leaving one district and starting at another.

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