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Whitmer announces plan to expand tuition-free college for 22K more Michiganders 

Tonesia Nesbitt, a Wayne County Community College District honors student, on Tuesday offered thanks to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer for the opportunity to help her...

Republican tries to ban ‘critical race theory’ in DC schools

WASHINGTON — A Republican member of the U.S. House wants to restrict how District of Columbia public school teachers talk about racism and sexism,...

College athletes score a big win in the U.S. Supreme Court...

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court unanimously ruled Monday that the National Collegiate Athletics Association cannot limit educational compensation to student athletes due to...

‘Tell the truth,’ college president says of struggle to vaccinate returning...

WASHINGTON — Leaders in higher education from Florida and Louisiana on Thursday related how colleges coped with a rough year of online learning and...

Senate unanimously passes $4.4 billion in federal funds for K-12 schools

Through a unanimous vote Tuesday, the state Senate passed more than $4 billion in federal COVID-19 relief aid to Michigan’s K-12 schools. The passage of...

Teachers come under pressure as politicians, parents battle over ‘critical race...

WASHINGTON—Teachers from Tennessee to Iowa are swept up in a wave of outrage led by GOP politicians nationwide over how schools teach kids about...

David Hecker: Public education must continue to fight ugly truth of...

Michigan can and should be a place where every child, regardless of race or ZIP code, has the opportunity to get a quality public...

What Republicans need to know about critical race theory

The late historian John Henrik Clarke explained the dominant subculture’s preoccupation with manipulating history. Europeans “began manipulating history in the 15th century to justify the...

Whitmer expands access to statewide preschool program

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced her plan to increase funding for the Great Start Readiness Program (GSRP), the state-funded preschool program for four-year-old children.  “The investments...

Bills you may have missed, from police reform to prohibiting ‘1619...

Police would be required to intervene if they see that excessive force is about to be used and schools would be prohibited from including...

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