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Column: We need to focus on kids’ strengths in school and...

Seeing all those back-to-school posts on Facebook is making me more than a little misty this year.  As a mom, I know my days of...

Michigan ranks 44th nationally in per-resident support for higher ed

New data shows Michigan is one of the worst states in the country in financially supporting public universities. For the Fiscal Year 2019, Michigan ranked...

Budget talks breaking down between Whitmer, GOP leaders

Updated, 5:04 p.m., 8/28/19 with additional comments from Whitmer's office With 33 days left to prevent a partial shutdown of state government, the war of...

Lack of state budget progress rankles Michigan school leaders

Walled Lake Consolidated Schools began classes on Tuesday. So did East Lansing Public Schools, where Gov. Gretchen Whitmer sends her teenage children.  Each of those...

Hillary Clinton to speak at U of M

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is scheduled to speak at the University of Michigan in October as part of a lecture series for...

Apocalypse watch: New West Michigan school designed with hiding spots in...

As Republicans continue to refuse to solve America's gun problem, desperate parents are sending their kids off to school in bulletproof backpacks. And now a...

Whitmer rejects GOP road-funding idea over school funding concerns

Republican legislative leaders and Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer met on Thursday to try and break an impasse over road funding and the state budget,...

State proposes new plan for Benton Harbor schools

Updated, 8:20 a.m. 8/21/19 to correct the name of Dr. Michael Rice The state Department of Treasury and school superintendent have a new plan they...

Here’s your cheat sheet for Michigan’s budget after a long, hot,...

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and Republican lawmakers have less than seven weeks to reach a Fiscal Year 2020 budget deal to avert a government shutdown,...

Column: All public universities get private money, but some get much...

U.S. universities raised nearly $47 billion in the academic fiscal year that ended in mid-2018. This new record haul marked a 7% increase from...

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