Points North, Ep. 28: Back to school
This week on Points North, thousands of students are back in school. Hear how state efforts to improve reading and writing scores for third graders may be getting lost in translation.
Plus an interview with the new Superintendent of Traverse City Area Public Schools.
Educators weigh in on controversial 3rd grade reading law
In 2016, the controversial “Read by Grade Three” bill was signed into law. It was meant to improve reading and writing for third graders in Michigan.
But as the law starts to take effect, some educators are frustrated with how it aims to do that.
School districts chew on student lunch debt
School districts are struggling to find solutions to deal with increasing amounts of debt from unpaid student lunches.
New TCAPS superintendent hits ground running
Ann Cardon started her first school year as TCAPS superintendent this week. She believes TCAPS is underfunded and hopes to work with the state to receive more money per pupil.