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As Legislature rests, Whitmer and teachers press for budget certainty

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is using a legislative lull to tear into Republican lawmakers for passing budget proposals that she says are “phony solutions.”  Speaking with...

Michigan Supreme Court will hear case over private school funding

The Michigan Supreme Court will hear a case challenging public funding to the state’s non-public schools, brought by a group of public schools and...

While vetting DeVos, transition team knew family’s concerns about Trump ‘warming...

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos accepted her role in President Donald Trump’s cabinet despite her strong personal reservations about him, as shown in...

MSU hires outside firm for new Nassar investigation

The Michigan State University Board of Trustees announced last week that it’s hired a private firm to investigate how the university handled the sexual...

Exclusive: During Juneteenth and Pride, Whitmer stresses importance of her diverse...

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer declared Wednesday “Juneteenth Celebration Day” after kicking off festivities with Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist at Lansing Community College last week. The governor...

Whitmer, Gilchrist join teacher rally for more education funding

Michigan’s educators descended on the Capitol Tuesday in Lansing to advocate for increased funding to the state’s public schools, with Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and...

Study: Michigan ranks in bottom half of nation on child welfare...

A national study of child welfare shows that in most categories, Michigan ranks in the bottom half of the nation with regard to issues...
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Whitmer signs women in sports executive order

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed an executive order Monday creating a task force aimed at promoting women in sports. The Task Force on Women in Sports...

U.S. House boosts funding for Dept. of Education watchdog amid clash...

The U.S. House approved on Thursday an amendment from U.S. Rep. Andy Levin (D-Bloomfield Twp.) that would give $4 million to the cash-strapped office...
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Former MSU dean convicted of misconduct, faces up to 5 years

A jury found former Michigan State University dean — and Larry Nassar’s old boss — William Strampel guilty of misconduct and neglect of duty...

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