Monthly Archives: January 2021

International Academy Governing Body Violated State Law for Years, Consortium members React

Written by Asher Leukhardt January 17, 2019 BLOOMFIELD HILLS, MICH.— According to the Michigan State University First Amendment Law Clinic, the Oakland County I.A. Joint Steering Committee (J.S.C.), the International Academy’s (I.A.) primary governance and oversight body, has repeatedly violated state open meetings law. Members of the 13-district consortium sending students and funding to the world-renowned public high school have

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District Battles Staff Shortage Risk and Forces Teachers’ Hands to Allow In-Person Instruction

To sufficiently staff an in-person option, as expected by the BPS community and Board of Education, administrators are requiring all secondary teachers to return in-person or sacrifice their employment over health or family concerns. With pandemic-related absences near-certain and substitutes scarce, trouble likely lies ahead. Read to learn more.

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