Education

4 business groups endorse Whitmer’s post-high school training programs

Michigan’s leading business groups are again throwing their support behind some of Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s proposals. In a joint statement on Thursday, the...

DeVos: ‘Let’s not use disabled children in a twisted way’

WASHINGTON — U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos had another rough day on Capitol Hill. DeVos, a West Michigan native and former big GOP donor,...

DeVos lashes out at media, Dems over Special Olympics cuts

U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Wednesday struck back at the media and members of Congress after she was on the hot seat on...

Dems blast DeVos for ‘appalling’ plans to eliminate Special Olympics funding

WASHINGTON — House Democrats lashed out at U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Tuesday as they assailed the President Trump administration’s plans to cut...

Whitmer, Cousins to speak at MSU commencement

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins will both speak at Michigan State University’s commencement ceremonies in May, the university announced this...

DeVos under fire from Michigan Dems over school sexual assault policy

WASHINGTON — U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is facing intense criticism from congressional Democrats and advocacy groups as she prepares to overhaul how schools...

AG’s office: Why we canceled Engler interview

Attorney General Dana Nessel said on Friday that she had never encountered a situation in which an attorney was asked to recuse herself because...

Emboldened House Dems to question DeVos on Trump education cuts

WASHINGTON — U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is slated to testify in the U.S. House next week for the first time since Democrats took...

Column: We need more teachers of color, so why do we...

Students of color seldom see teachers who look like them. This is because many aspiring teachers of color are pushed out of the profession...
John Engler

AG office ‘certainly hopes’ subpoenaing Engler won’t be necessary

A dispute over former Gov. John Engler’s scheduled interview with Attorney General Dana Nessel’s investigators regarding his role overseeing the Dr. Larry Nassar scandal...

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