Ottawa County government complex (Allison R. Donahue via Michigan Advance)
Emails Reveal Extremist Ottawa Commissioners Planned Drastic Changes Before They Took Office 

“While this behavior does not violate the current standards set forth in the Open Meetings Act, it is the antithesis of transparency and good governance.”

Behind the Curtains of the Newest Anti-LGBTQ Plan Unfolding Against Michigan Schools

The Great Schools Initiative is pushing a familiar rhetoric against Michigan’s public schools. This time, they're looking to bring lawsuits.

Current and former Michigan State University students rally at the capitol in Lansing, Mich., Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2023. Alexandria Verner, Brian Fraser and Arielle Anderson were killed and five other students remain remain in critical condition after a gunman opened fire on the campus of Michigan State University Monday night. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
What Happened and What’s Next After Mass Shooting Rattles Michigan State

Tragedy rocked Michigan State University Monday night. In the aftermath of the shooting that killed three, here's what to know and how to help.

First responders stage outside Berkey Hall following shootings on the campus of Michigan State University, Monday, Feb. 13, 2023, in East Lansing, Mich. (AP Photo/Al Goldis)
Waiting Out the MSU Shooter: One Woman’s Experience

Crystal Bernard, a Lansing resident and recent MSU grad, was walking back to her car when she saw students running from the MSU Union. She spent the next several hours sheltering in a shop basement.

4 Things to Know About the Newest Group Bullying Michigan’s Public Schools 

The “Great Schools Initiative” is using one new trick—plus a few old standbys—in a bid to control your public schools. Here’s what you need to know.

Diligent and curious elementary school students sitting in their classroom and carefully observing the class while wearing protective face mask during COVID-19 pandemic. (Photo/Getty)
Michigan’s Schools Are An “Engine of Inequality.” The New Legislature Wants to Fix it

Michigan's Legislature is making big moves on education funding.

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, center, delivers her State of the State address to a joint session of the House and Senate as Senate Majority Leader Winnie Brinks, D-Grand Rapids, left, and House Speaker Joe Tate, D-Detroit, listen, Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2023, at the state Capitol in Lansing, Mich. (AP Photo/Al Goldis)
State of the State: 7 Ways State Government Can (and Will) Help Michiganders in 2023

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Wednesday addressed the Michigan House and Senate to announce plans and policies designed to bolster resources for public schools and children, provide tax relief for parents and families, expand civil rights protections in Michigan, and much (much) more.