Stories tagged: "education funding"


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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.

Election Guide: Where Do Michigan’s Gubernatorial Candidates Stand on Education?

Whoever sits behind the governor’s desk in Michigan over the next four years will play a critical role in protecting public education.

Math teacher Cristal Nichols with her students.
Op-Ed: “The Library at My School Sits Dormant”

It is not a coincidence that Detroit Public School districts’ students fall below the state’s reading scores’ average.

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Two Saginaw Public School Students on Why Their Community Needs More Resources

As part of our ongoing series of Q&As with Michiganders, we interviewed brothers Lionel and Michael Baldwin, students at Arthur Hill High School in Saginaw, and their mother, Arshen Baldwin, a teacher at Arthur Hill.

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Michigan Republicans Use School Aid Budget to Keep Trans Women Out of Sports

Republicans in Michigan have tried before to keep trans women out of sports. They’re giving it another crack—this time in the school budget.

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There’s More Behind Critical Race Theory Than You Think

Yes, Michigan schools are teaching about race. Here’s how. 

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585,000 Michigan Children Have Better Access to Fresh Food Thanks to a State-Funded Grant Program

"One of my proudest accomplishments during my legislative tenure is the growth of 10 Cents a Meal, especially here in northern Michigan and the Upper Peninsula,” said state Sen. Wayne Schmidt (R-Traverse City).