Deal reached, but road funding decision to be made by voters  LANSING, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Lawmakers have reached an agreement on road funding.

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WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY

Through 8 am

The National Weather Service has issued a WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY for the following counties in West Michigan, effective until 8 am Friday: Barry, Calhoun, and Eaton. Pockets of freezing drizzle may make hazardous driving conditions in the Advisory area, particularly on less-traveled, rural roads. The freezing drizzle is expected to end shortly before daybreak. Because of the potential for slick spots on area roads, drivers all around West Michigan should use a little more caution on this morning's commute.

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State releases scorecards for area schools

Updated: Wednesday, August 13, 2014
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LANSING, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - The Michigan Department of Education has released the scorecards for area schools.

The state says about 30 percent of all Michigan public schools met targets in all areas, except having a wide achievement gap between their highest- and lowest-performing students.

One-third of public schools at risk of being placed in Michigan's turnaround district improved enough last year to fall outside the bottom 5 percent.     

But 60 new "priority" schools are now in the bottom 5 percent.

The schools will be placed under the supervision of Michigan's School Reform Officer, who can impose an intervention model.

We have a crew working on this breakdown. Look for a full report, coming up at 5:30pm Wednesday.

 

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