Senator Phil Pavlov
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New "failing schools" law

Michigan's current legal process for dealing with academically failing schools is far too vague and subjective. Most importantly, it hasn't produced any significant improvements for students. I am currently working with my Senate colleagues and education stakeholders like superintendents, principals, parents and teachers to develop a new law. Our focus is on something that reflects the recent flexibility Congress has given to the states and better allows for innovative local solutions to provide more positive academic outcomes.

February District Office Hours

Please join me for a coffee hour discussion of issues important to you:

Friday, March 3rd

Sebewaing Township Conference Room, 14 Sharpsteen Street, Sebewaing, MI 48759
9 – 10:30 a.m.

Port Sanilac Community Center Room 3, 135 Church Street, Port Sanilac, MI 48469
12:00 – 1:30 p.m.

Burtchville Township Office, 4000 Burtch Road, Burtchville Twp, MI 48059
2:30 – 4:00 p.m

Friday, March 17th

New Baltimore Biggby Coffee, 36540 Green Street, New Baltimore, MI 48047
9:00 – 10:30 a.m,

Marysville City Hall, 1111 Delaware Avenue, Marysville, MI 48040
12:00 – 1:30 p.m.

Winter free fishing weekend approaching

Whatever the weather, fishing offers a great way to spend time in Outdoor Michigan!

Michigan's annual Winter Free Fishing Weekend - held February 18 and 19 this year - provides an opportunity to enjoy a special season of fishing, either on the ice or along open water. All fishing license fees are waived for the two days. All fishing regulations still apply. Parking is also free at state parks and state boating access sites during the free fishing weekend!

Find more information, including sponsored events, at Access the 2016-2017 Michigan Fishing Guide at

See you around the district,

Phil Pavlov
State Senator
Michigan's 25th Senate District
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