Scope and ContentThis collection contains records from the Library of Michigan.
AgencyMichigan Department of Education
Type of Resource
System of arrangementRecords are organized by division. Individual files can be found at the Record Group level.
Technical Access Note
Fathers Given Name
Fathers Family Name
Mothers Given Name
Mothers Family Name
Location of OriginalsArchives of Michigan
Use RestrictionsPlease contact the Archives of Michigan for permission to publish.
Access RestrictionsTo preserve the original items, this collection is only available online.
Biography or Historical NoteMichigan's Department of Education (MDE) was first formed by the Constitution of 1850. The Department is headed by the Superintendent of Public Instruction, who is chosen by the State Board of Education. This Board is composed of eight members who are elected for eight-year terms with two seats up for reelection every even-numbered year. The Department of Education's duties include training and certifying educators, K-12 education, special education, grants, health and food programs, statewide student assessments, school accountability, and handling state and federal school aid and other funding.