Deerfield Principal Kim Warren has been put on paid administrative leave.
Novi Community Schools
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
The head of the Michigan Department of Education asserts that higher wages would encourage more people to become teachers.
The key to getting more qualified math and science teachers into Michigan schools is simple, according to state Superintendent Mike Flanagan: pay them more. Flanagan, who heads up the Michigan Department of Education, said Monday at an assembly of scientists at Michigan State University that Michigan schools need more math and science teachers. The problem, he said, is that most scientists and mathamaticians don't consider teaching in public schools to be a viable career option. “We can do all we want with content standards, but the elephant in the room is that it won’t do much good if we don’t have enough math and science teachers in our schools,” Flanagan said while discussing science standards in K-12 shools, according to a release from…
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Local residents contributed to the report with comments at a Sept. 27, 2012 forum.
The Center for Michigan has released a report based on this past year's conversations about education held during community meetings across the state, including one in Novi. On Tuesday, the Center published "The Public’s Agenda for Public Education," which represents comments gleaned from more than 250 public meetings and two scientific polls. According to "Message sent: Fix schools, send us the bill", posted Tuesday at bridgemi.com, more than 7,500 Michiganians participated in the initiative. Michigan State University economics professor Charles Ballard said the size of the sampling indicates the report "will be an accurate representation of public opinion on these issues.” It is being shared with state lawmakers. Among the findings …
Monday, October 1, 2012
Upload photos of your school spirit and/or colors to find out once and for all, which schools are the best.
"We've got spirit, yes we do, we've got spirit, how about you?" Northville Patch Editor Nancy Kelsey and Novi Patch Editor Rebecca Jaskot are looking to settle a score of which school district has the best supporters. So for the next week, we're asking our readers to upload pictures of their school spirit and colors. Show us how you support of Northville Public Schools or Novi Community Schools. Whichever school has the most uploads by 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 7 will be proclaimed the winner by both Novi and Northville Patch editors. May the best school win! To add a photo, click the "Upload Photos & Video" button above the gallery.