Statewide Business Group Selected to Lead State Scholars Initiative in Michigan; Details to be Unveiled at December 22nd Press Conference in Lansing

The Michigan Business Leaders for Education Excellence (MBLEE) will receive up to $300,000 from the Center for State Scholars to lead a business and education pilot project designed to motivate students to complete a more rigorous set of academic courses in high school. Three districts in Michigan have been selected to be a part of the Michigan Scholars Initiative in the first year and the group hopes to expand the initiative in the next three years.

MBLEE will make a formal announcement regarding the pilot project at a press conference to be held on Wednesday, December 22 at 2 p.m. at the Michigan Chamber of Commerce, 600 South Walnut Street, Lansing, MI.

CONTACT: Jim Sandy of Michigan Business Leaders for Education Excellence, +1-517-371-2100.

PRNewswire -- Dec. 20

SOURCE: Michigan Chamber of Commerce

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