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Feds say standardized tests won’t be waived

Schools will still have to administer federal standardized testing this year, according to the new Biden administration, but the regulations will be more lenient...

Bills you may have missed, from limiting Whitmer’s powers to stopping...

State lawmakers have introduced bills on topics ranging from providing relief from the COVID-19 pandemic to changing how candidates for the State Board of...

Added COVID-19 testing on the way with $1.6B from the Biden...

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration is directing $1.6 billion to bolster COVID-19 testing nationally, including money to expand testing in schools and homeless shelters, boost...

Two-thirds of low-income students miss out on Michigan financial aid program

Only one-third of the over 400,000 eligible undergraduates in Michigan are actually receiving college grants available to them from the state’s largest financial aid...

Column: Finally, Michigan offers financial aid to older students

This month, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced the launch of Michigan Reconnect, a financial aid program that pays for two years of community college...

Here’s what’s in the Whitmer budget for schools after being rocked...

After a tough year for students during the pandemic, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Thursday announced a budget proposal that includes what she says is...

Biden sticks with $1.9T relief package despite GOP push for less

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden said Friday he’s seeking to “act fast” on the $1.9 trillion COVID-19 stimulus package he’s proposed, endorsing the path...

Michigan GOP convention rocked by controversy, as Weiser compares criticism of...

Ahead of Saturday’s convention, private emails from University of Michigan Regent Ron Weiser, who is running for the Michigan Republican Party chair, have surfaced...

Upton joins Dems in yanking Greene’s committee posts in rare rebuke

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House in an extraordinary move voted Thursday to remove U.S. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) from her committee assignments, citing...

House COVID plan requires vaccine recipients be notified if aborted fetuses...

Republicans who control the Michigan House approved a plan Thursday that would require recipients of a COVID-19 vaccine administered using funds from the supplemental...

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