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st mike livoniaSt. Michael Catholic School - Livonia, MichiganWe believe everyone plays a role in educating the next generation.

Parents join with schools, churches, communities and local, state and federal governments to provide the best opportunities for their children.

MANS is proud to be a partner in this effort. For over 40 years we have worked to support faith based schools in their important mission.

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2017 MANS Public Policy Day

March 9, 2017
Radisson Lansing at the Capitol - Lansing, Michigan

Registration now open and space is limited. Registration closes February 10, 2017.

Click here to register.

2017 Administrator's Conference
October 11 - 13, 2017
Mission Point Resort - Mackinac Island, Michigan

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Click here to browse our most recent edition and keep informed on the latest legislative and regulatory issues.


Criminal History Internet Subscription Service (CHRISS)
The Michigan State Police asked the Michigan Department of Education to share this memorandum regarding the implementation of the new Criminal History Internet Subscription Service (CHRISS). This is a new web-based portal that will replace the current process for fingerprint-based Criminal History Record Information (CHRI) background checks.

Training is available. For questions on CHRISS or to host a training, please contact Ms. MaryLynn Owen. Her contact information is at the bottom of the memorandum.

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Governor's 2017-18 Education Budget

The Governor's FY18 education budget proposes a cap of $60,000,000 on the total amount of state aid dedicated to school districts providing shared time courses. Justification is found in the Governor's Education Budget Issue Paper.

This cap is almost a 50% reduction in shared time funding (state estimate for shared time funding for FY17 is $115,000,000) and if approved will have a dramatic impact on what public school districts can offer in the way of shared time classes to non-public schools. Planning for shared time courses for 2017-18 are under way currently and this proposal will create a great deal of uncertainty. MANS will draft talking points for members to share now, at Public Policy Day and thereafter during the entire budget process.

MANS Quick Note 2.9.17


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