Education

Column: School funding must be prioritized as we make up lost...

As members of the Return to Learn Advisory Committee appointed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s office, we are pleased with the framework that was presented...

Senate Republicans pursue benefits pay cut for jobless, adjourn without action

WASHINGTON — Democratic leaders slammed Republicans Friday for leaving in the lurch millions of jobless Americans who are relying on enhanced unemployment benefits to...

In-person learning required for K-5 students under GOP plan passed by...

Wednesday’s House session ran late into the night while state representatives debated the Republicans’ “Return to Learn” legislation, which ultimately was approved, despite pushback...

Budget fix bills head to gov’s desk

Two supplemental bills aimed at filling the state’s $2.2 billion budget hole for Fiscal Year 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic successfully passed through...

Schools will see more funding under bipartisan deal to fix this...

State leaders have come to a bipartisan consensus on how to fill the $2.2 billion budget hole for the 2020 fiscal year, and the...

The rent is coming due. Will Congress offer more relief?

WASHINGTON — The nation’s political leaders have returned to the capital this week with their sights on a fifth — and perhaps final —...

Column: Michigan legislators should heed the Constitution on school funding, in...

The Michigan Constitution, like its federal counterpart, was written to stand the test of time. It outlines, in largely broad form, the rights of...

Judge: Students must be tested for COVID-19 if Detroit summer school...

Updated, 6:58 a.m., 7/22/20 with Dr. Vitti's comments A federal judge ruled on Tuesday that in-person summer school classes can continue in the Detroit Public...

Dems criticize GOP school reopening plan for ‘DeVos agenda’ of privatizing...

House Education Committee members were split along party lines Tuesday while discussing potential changes to the GOP bill package for reopening schools in the...

Column: We must advocate for international and undocumented students 

On July 6, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced changes to international student regulations, mandating that international students must leave the United States if...

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