LaTanya Dorsey thought she had to send her daughter to the neighborhood public school that was assigned to her address. When she learned she had a choice, she looked for a school with a positive environment and found one at a charter academy.
The state of Michigan determined a school district's high school was failing academically, a decision that the district had to spend $1 million to fix. But had the state factored in the students' socioeconomic background, that "failing" school would get an "A". … more
While some charities use collection bins for receiving clothing and used goods, they may also face opposition from local governments that cite public-nuisance concerns as justification for banning them. … more
NPR mischaracterized a Mackinac Center study on right-to-work and then wouldn't respond to our questions. So we are writing a letter. … more
Michigan legislators once tried restricting the sale of bottled water for fear of running out. Today, water levels are high. … more
AFL-CIO President Karla Swift said joining a union would get women equal pay as men. Except, that’s not accurate, according to figures compiled by the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). … more
The claim that women make less than men is one of those claims that is true but not in the way union leaders want you to believe. … more
For the first time in 110 months, the number of manufacturing jobs could exceed the number of government jobs in this state, according to data from the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. … more