Education

A federal investigation seeks to uncover the painful history of Native...

WASHINGTON —The Native American children travelled on trains, thousands of miles from their homes, to Pennsylvania's Carlisle Indian Industrial School in the late 1800s...

Did MSU’s president flip flop on vaccinations?

Despite a recommendation from the Michigan State University Advisory Panel last month to require COVID-19 vaccinations for incoming students, faculty and staff for the...

Whitmer signs historic $4.4 billion K-12 funding bill 

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed into law Wednesday more than $4 billion of federal funds to go to Michigan’s K-12 schools.  At Ojibwa Elementary School in...

GOP furor over ‘critical race theory’ hits college campuses

Professors say the Republican crusade to root out “critical race theory” is taking a toll on college campuses around the nation — places where...

State to offer cash for COVID-19 vaccinations 

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Thursday announced that the state will offer a lottery-style raffle designed to give Michiganders who have gotten vaccinated against COVID-19...

GOP-led Legislature passes last-minute schools budget, puts other funding on ice,...

A long day in the Michigan Legislature culminated in the passage of a $17.1 billion School Aid Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 budget ready for...

Supreme Court affirms transgender rights in declining to hear school bathroom...

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court said Monday that it will not hear a case of a transgender student in Virginia who was barred from...

How a West Michigan student-led LGBTQ club became the latest culture...

After a student-led Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) club at Whitehall High School sent out an email to the student body that included resources about sexuality...

House passes bipartisan budget with record-high school funding

With less than a week to go before the state Legislature’s July 1 budget deadline, the Michigan House passed a bipartisan budget plan Thursday...

Michigan lagged nationally in education before the pandemic hit. So what...

Even before the pandemic brought a tsunami of challenges to Michigan classrooms, the state’s schools — especially those in high-poverty districts — were struggling...

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