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U.S. House to vote on upending DeVos student loan forgiveness policy

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House is expected to vote next week on a resolution that would overturn a federal rule that critics say guts...

Michigan has an extra $321M in 2020, is almost $12B below...

Michigan's fiscal picture is looking modestly brighter for the next two fiscal years, experts agreed at a biannual meeting Friday at the state Capitol. State...

‘Real rush’ of Trump rules expected in case he loses in...

WASHINGTON — The President Trump administration is preparing to finalize a host of high-profile rules in 2020, including policies that will impact everything from...

The Advance’s best stories of 2019 you may have missed

Quotable of the Year: “One of the great drawbacks of being in Congress is that I must receive insulting letters from weak-minded jackasses like yourself....

Column: Sex education needs less fear, more information to be effective

I have only vague memories of my high school sex ed class. I remember sandwiched between a chapter on healthy eating and daily physical...

Nessel to charge 2 more priests in clergy probe, announce PFAS...

Updated, 5:25 a.m. 12/26/19 The Catholic church sexual abuse investigation continues to expand in Michigan, as Attorney General Dana Nessel said she plans to announce...

Do Michigan kids have a ‘right to read?’ Activists await ruling...

A prominent Detroit education activist said that if a lawsuit brought forth by Detroit students against the state of Michigan centering on their constitutional...

Whitmer ‘concerned’ about Michigan government shutdown in 2020

In one of her last acts of her first year in office, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed a supplemental spending deal negotiated — at long...

Peters blames DeVos’ lack of oversight for charter school program waste

U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is under fire again this week after the Network for Public Education (NPE) released a study that found more...

The feds granted millions for Michigan charter schools that never opened....

A new study from the Network for Public Education shows that 72 Michigan charter schools were granted money through the federal Charter School Program...

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