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TODAY IS Monday June 25th



(06-25-2018) • Michigan: Miller's Teaching Bill Signed Into Law
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Lansing, MI
(06-25-2018) • Southern Michigan Jobless Rates Down Slightly
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Lansing, MI
(06-25-2018) • Swim Advisory Prompted by e-Coli Test
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Rome City, IN
(06-25-2018) • Two Men Seriously Injured in Sunday Evening Crash
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Elkhart, IN
(06-22-2018) • Steuben REMC Annual Meeting Event Moved Indoors
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Angola High School • Angola, IN
(06-22-2018) • One Vehicle Crash Injures One Person
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Fremont, IN
(06-22-2018) • Glen Oaks CTE Program Growing
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Centreville, MI
(06-22-2018) • Lagrange Man Killed in Crash Near Topeka
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Topeka, IN
(06-21-2018) • Fireworks at Pokagon State Park on Lake James
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Pokagon State Park - Potawatomi Inn • Angola, IN
(06-21-2018) • Eck's Accomplishments Praised by Trine Community
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Trine University • Angola, IN
(06-21-2018) • David Letterman Makes Visit to Steuben County
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Angola, IN
(06-21-2018) • Goebel Faces Drug Charges
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Bryan, OH
(06-21-2018) • Police Indicate a "Distraction" was a Factor in a Rear-end Collision
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Butler, IN
(06-20-2018) • Boy on Bicycle Struck by SUV
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Washington Township • Kendallville, IN
(06-20-2018) • Trine's Summer Frenzy Visit Day part of Private College Week
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Angola, IN
(06-20-2018) • Three Injured in Early Morning Crash Wednesday
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Angola, IN
(06-20-2018) • Authorities Seek Help in Missing Garrett Teen
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Garrett, IN
(06-20-2018) • Secretary of State to Testify Before U.S. Senate on Election Preparedness
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Indianapolis, IN
(06-20-2018) • Delgadillo Named to National Youth Council
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Angola, IN
(06-20-2018) • 2018 Click It or Ticket Campaign Issues 123 Citations; Makes 9 Arrests
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Angola, IN
(06-19-2018) • Deer Verses Motorcycle Injures One Person
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Stryker, OH
(06-19-2018) • Angola Budget and Services Committee Monday
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Angola, IN
(06-19-2018) • Angola Common Council Approves Rezoning for New Apartment Complex
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Angola, IN
(06-19-2018) • Innovation Park Road Closures & Openings
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Angola, IN
(06-19-2018) • US 20 Closure in Angola Pushed Back
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Angola, IN
(06-19-2018) • ​Hamilton High School NHS Presents Quack It Up for Olivia Stoy
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Hamilton, IN
(06-19-2018) • Northeast Indiana Counties Fall Below State Unemployment Rate
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Indianapolis, IN
(06-19-2018) • Report Recommends Changes to Indiana DCS
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Indianapolis, IN
(06-19-2018) • Oversized Loads to Close Roads
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: LaGrange, IN
(06-19-2018) • LaGrange Commissioners Approve Surveillance System in Parks
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: LaGrange, IN
(06-19-2018) • Toll Road Fatal Accident Update
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Mishawak, IN
(06-19-2018) • Watkins Approved to Lead Panther Boys Basketball
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Prairie Heights High School • LaGrange, IN
(06-19-2018) • Prairie Heights School Board Replaces Retiring Bryce Heller
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Prairie Heights High School • LaGrange, IN
(06-18-2018) • Northwest Ohio Woman Charged For Drugs
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Defiance, OH
(06-18-2018) • Wrong-Way Driver On Toll Road Causes Four Vehicle Crash; Three Dead
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: St. Joseph County, IN
(06-18-2018) • Sturgis Man Dies After Crashing Motorcycle
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Sturgis, MI
(06-18-2018) • Indiana Unemployment Rate Remains Unchanged in May
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Indianapolis, IN
(06-16-2018) • Trine Professor Co-authors Article in Medical Magazine
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Angola, IN
(06-16-2018) • Two Killed in Crash on State Road 3 in Noble County
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Avilla, IN


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Michigan: Miller's Teaching Bill Signed Into Law
Monday Jun 25, 2018 6:30am
Lansing, MI

A bill to help new teachers in Michigan has been signed into law.

State Representative Aaron Miller of Sturgis authored House Bill 4614 to let new teachers be focused on students and not on unreasonable certification requirements.

A licensed teacher himself, Miller says the time new educators spend during the first few years of working with students is invaluable, but instead they are being forced to go back to school to meet licensing requirements.

He says they should be teaching and setting the stage for a long career working with young minds, not hustling for a piece of paper with no bearing toward improving their abilities as a teacher.

New teachers are issued a standard teaching certificate with a professional license available after three years of classroom experience, over 150 hours of professional development and additional post-graduate coursework.

Miller noted the legislation only makes it optional for teachers to pursue the professional certification.

The bill is now Public Act 202 of 2018.




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