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For the Record

The state superintendent of public schools said putting two public schools near each other and asking them to compete is a waste of taxpayer dollars. But what if one is failing and the other excels? … more
This year will mark the first time since charter schools opened here in 1993-94 that the number of Michigan charters goes down. … more
Union president says a teacher who made $51,000 plus in 2014-15 needs subsidized housing. … more
A persistent theme in the narratives promoted by teacher unions is that their members are so grossly underpaid that many qualify for food stamps. It's a rare occurrence. … more
Overspending every year by millions isn't the blueprint of how to run a business. … more
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton made a campaign stop in Michigan this week at which she pitched clean energy as a way to build the economy. … more
The City of Detroit's response to fixing its out-of-date payroll system? The check is in the mail. … more
The state was hoping to become a world capital for advanced batteries in 2010. Five years later, there were just 918 battery manufacturing jobs. … more
Former Gov. Jennifer Granholm’s use of Dr. Seuss-like rhymes to entertain delegates at the Democratic National Convention this week took a dark and hyperpartisan turn in a stanza mentioning the Flint water tragedy. … more
During her appearance before the Democratic National Convention, former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm tried to channel Dr. Seuss as a way to take political shots at Republicans. … more