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MSU board says it can’t force Engler to talk with AG

The chair of Michigan State University’s Board of Trustees told the Advance this week that the university cannot compel former interim President John Engler...
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Bipartisan lawmakers sponsor Whitmer scholarship, skills training programs

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer appeared alongside more than a dozen representatives of business, labor, and education organizations, as well as legislators from both parties, at...

Ananich: Won’t endorse yet in Flint election, says Dems will work...

Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich is nearing a full decade of service in Michigan’s Legislature, and he doesn’t mince words while looking back: “I...

Byrum pens letter urging Engler to talk to AG

Michigan State University Board of Trustees Chair Dianne Byrum wrote a letter last week to former MSU interim President John Engler urging him to...

MSU opens ‘Sister Survivors’ exhibit with Whitmer, survivors in attendance

Updated 10:07 p.m., 10:18 p.m. The Michigan State University Museum opened an exhibit of art and artifacts related to the survivors of the Dr. Larry...

Whitmer backs consent training in sex ed classes

Updated with a clarification from Hertel, 8:46 p.m. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is heralding state Sen. Curtis Hertel Jr.’s latest attempt to include consent training in...

Column: Are America’s teachers really underpaid?

In the spring of 2018, thousands of public school teachers walked out of their classrooms in a half-dozen states, protesting low salaries, rising class...

Sarah Riggs Stapleton: It can take a village to feed hungry...

One in six American children faces hunger and three out of four teachers report regularly seeing hungry kids in their classrooms. In response, school...

Kowalski demands accountability, accuses MSU of ‘scare tactics’

Bailey Kowalski, the 22-year-old Michigan State University senior who came forward Wednesday as the anonymous plaintiff in a Title IX complaint over the reporting...

Whitmer creates panel of public school advisers

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed an executive order today creating a formal advisory council that will “advise the governor and make recommendations for legislation relevant...

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