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Study: Michigan counties lag in postsecondary education

Only four of Michigan’s 83 counties have a population where the majority of the residents between ages 25 to 64 have an associate’s degree...

Column: Whitmer’s new poverty task force gets it right 

As a teacher, I heard a lot of axioms over the years that resonated with me: Students don’t care what you know until they know...

GVSU rolls out program to assist in Whitmer’s post-high school initiative

In response to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s plan for 60% of Michigan residents to obtain a post-secondary certificate or degree by the year 2030, Grand...

Test scores, learning rates tell different student achievement stories in Michigan’s...

A recent study shows a concept that we have seen for a long time — children’s scores are much higher in richer districts in...

From diapers to doctorates: How Whitmer’s budget expands support for all...

Improving the quality and affordability of education in Michigan has been a top priority for Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, who's rolled out a budget...

Whitmer fights to close funding gap between school districts in budget

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2021 boasts the greatest investment in schools the state has seen in the last two decades,...

Michigan Supreme Court delays private school funding case

The Michigan Supreme Court will not hear oral arguments in March on a case deciding whether the state Legislature can spend public money on...

Whitmer unveils $62B budget with boosts for education, environment, safety net

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Thursday proposed a $61.9 billion budget for the 2021 fiscal year starting Oct. 1, with significant boosts for K-12 education,...

Column: After economic and criminal justice wins, here’s what Michigan leaders...

What a difference a year makes. This time last winter, Michigan was enduring a historic cold snap. And we were coming off of a...

Transgender ban on school sports proposed by Arizona Republicans

A Republican legislator from Phoenix wants to ban transgender students from athletic teams that align with their gender identity.  Arizona state Rep. Nancy Barto’s House...

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