Education

Stevens delivers weekly Democratic address after 2 bills clear U.S. House

Freshman U.S. Rep. Haley Stevens (D-Rochester) was tapped to deliver the Democratic Party’s weekly address Friday, and took the opportunity to point out the...
Betsy DeVos

Report: DeVos profited from Trump tax reform

A report from CNBC shows that U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and her family have profited to the tune of millions of dollars following...

Poll: Michigan voters say immigration helps economy, split on health care

A survey of Michigan voters conducted ahead of next week’s Democratic presidential primary debates in Detroit shows that despite a rancorous media climate, the...

On this day: SCOTUS rules on Milliken v. Bradley Detroit busing...

On July 25, 1974, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a 5-4 ruled against cross-district busing in the landmark case, Milliken v. Bradley. The case...

10 presidential hopefuls stress civil rights bona fides at NAACP forum

Ten candidates in the crowded 2020 presidential field made their case as civil rights champions Wednesday, on the closing day of the national NAACP...

Education advocates grapple with ‘disturbing’ higher ed budget

As Republican legislators and Gov. Gretchen Whitmer continue to battle over the Fiscal Year 2020 budget, key interest groups want to see a paradigm...

Rick Haglund: Steering students into skilled trades alone won’t rebuild Michigan’s...

For decades, Michigan policymakers have focused on attracting more high school students into skilled trades and other plentiful good-paying jobs that don’t require four-year...
Michigan's Capitol

Michigan falls in ‘business friendly’ rankings over education, quality of life

Michigan’s education funding woes have caught the attention of the national financial media.  Earlier this month CNBC released its annual “America’s Top States for Business.”...

DeVos bristles at House Oversight email investigation, Tlaib asks, ‘What is...

The U.S. House Oversight Committee wants all of U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos' private emails, following findings by the U.S. Education Department inspector general. Chair...
lgbt

Michigan ACLU to represent Williamston LGBTQ group in federal lawsuit

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Michigan will represent a student-run LGBTQ group in an ongoing lawsuit that seeks to ensure LGBTQ students...

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