Education


US President Joe Biden announces student loan relief with Education Secretary Miguel Cardona (R) on August 24, 2022 in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, DC. - Biden announced that most US university graduates still trying to pay off student loans will get $10,000 of relief to address a decades-old headache of massive educational debt across the country. (Photo by OLIVIER DOULIERY / AFP) (Photo by OLIVIER DOULIERY/AFP via Getty Images)
Biden Administration Makes It Easier to Discharge Student Loan Debt Through Bankruptcy

Prior to this move, student loan debt—unlike credit card bills, medical bills, and most other forms of debt—was not eligible to be automatically wiped away when a person filed for bankruptcy.

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Michigan Voted in Favor of Public Education in the Midterms

With a Democratic trifecta and a shut-down of local "book ban" candidates, Michigan voters showed up for education last week.

WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 25: Student loan borrowers stage a rally in front of The White House to celebrate President Biden cancelling student debt and to begin the fight to cancel any remaining debt on August 25, 2022 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images for We the 45m)
Here’s Where the Biden Administration’s Student Loan Relief Plan Stands

In the past week, two separate courts controlled by conservative judges have ruled against the Biden administration’s plan to cancel tens of thousands of dollars in federal student loan debt for millions of borrowers, putting that relief in jeopardy. 

New Apprenticeships to Cover Tuition for Future Michigan Teachers 

Officials say it's a pathway for support staff, school volunteers, and students to become certified teachers.

Sen. Rosemary Bayer (D-Beverly Hills) stands in solidarity with with Everytown for Gun Safety. Bayer has her sights set on education for the next legislative session. (Senator Rosemary Bayer via Facebook)
Meet MI Leader: Rosemary Bayer Eyes Progress on Education and Reproductive Freedom

Rosemary Bayer wants to turn post-Roe panic into action this November. She has her sights set on taking reproductive freedom to the Legislature in Michigan.

Samuel Stanley Jr. has been the president of Michigan State University since 2019. (Courtesy/Michigan State University)
MSU President on Hot Seat While Trustee Urges Him to Retire Early

The president of Michigan State University acknowledged a "moment of uncertainty" on campus amid tension with the school's governing board and some calls for his departure.

Faculty members strike at Eastern Michigan University. (Wallace Bridges via EMU AAUP on Facebook)
Faculty Make Deal to End Strike at Eastern Michigan University

Striking Eastern Michigan University faculty members returned to their classrooms Monday, after their union reached an agreement with the university to end a walkout that started last week.