Computer Science The Michigan Department of Education (MDE) is seeking public comment, both online and in-person, on proposed K-12 Computer Science (CS) academic standards for Michigan students.
Those who are interested in providing input on Michigan’s proposed new, first-ever CS Standards can view the proposed standards and take an online public comment survey They also may attend any of six statewide public information sessions February 2-13, which are listed at the same site.
State Superintendent The State Board of Education is accepting applications for a new state superintendent to replace Brian Whiston, who died last spring.
The state superintendent is responsible for the day-to-day management, supervision, and leadership of the Michigan Department of Education. The state board hired an executive search firm to conduct the search.
The deadline for submitting an application is March 11, after which time the board will determine finalists and conduct interviews.
Following last November’s election, the eight-member state board tilts toward Democratic control by a 6-2 margin.