Rep. Tim Kelly, R-Saginaw Twp.; audio on start of 2016-2017 school year

Rep. Kelly, the Chair of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on School Aid, says the 2016-2017 school year begins with record funding and a focus on early childhood education.  Rep. Kelly adds that recommendations from the Governor’s 21st Century Education Commission and the study on school funding released over the summer will also begin shaping education in Michigan…

Rep. Tim Kelly, R-Saginaw Twp.; audio on DPS

Rep. Kelly, the Chair of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on School Aid, says a point he underscores as he observes continuing teacher absences at the Detroit Public Schools is that charter schools in Detroit haven’t missed a day of school so far this year.