MIPS in the news
We're working hard to become an integral part of our communities. Here's what the locals are saying about us.
Living in Michigan always creates challenging issues with school calendars and trying to predict the number of “snow days.” Given the extraordinary weather we have seen over the last 6 weeks, many schools are asking questions about what it all means.
Per state law, schools (other than cyber charter schools) are allowed to count 6 “snow days” toward their days and hours requirement. The State Superintendent of Public Instruction may allow up to 3 more “relief” days. So far, nearly 200 districts have applied for the relief…Read more
My name is Mallory Skilling and I am an elementary teacher at Michigan International Prep School, a tuition-free online charter school which has an on-site learning lab in Howell. I am in my second year teaching virtually and I absolutely love it. When I think about my role as a teacher, it is simple: put students first. I know this phrase is common in education, so let me clarify what it means to teachers at MIPS…Read more
When you hear Online or Virtual Learning, one of your first thoughts may be how impersonal it must be. Michigan International Prep School (MIPS), a tuition-free K-12 virtual charter school for Michigan residents, is striving to break that stereotype with a multilayered approach.
Michigan International Prep School (MIPS) opened in September 2017 as a tuition-free public charter school serving students across the state. MIPS now has four drop-in learning labs, including the Howell location, which opened in September 2018…Read more