Good Teacher Not Rewarded By Contract She Helped Negotiate

This year’s winner worked against compensating instructors based on job performance Read more

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Schools Get Rich In Poor Neighborhoods

Whitmer’s Black Leadership Advisory Council repeats disinformation about funding Read more

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The New Republic Says Unions Are Making a Comeback

But the ancient magazine of political insiders gives no evidence, and Michigan numbers indicate the opposite Read more

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Traverse City Public Broadband System Has Way Fewer Customers, Money Than Predicted

Taxpayers and ratepayers are on the hook for this potential boondoggle Read more

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‘Economic Development’ Week Skips the ‘Development’ Part

Corporate welfare claims are grand, but the results are practically nonexistent Read more

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TV News Crisis: Schools Get More Money and Teachers, But Fewer Kids

Whitmer seeks lavish bonuses to solve phantom staff shortage Read more

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Detroit Public School System Flush With Cash

Spending is up 54% per pupil, while COVID infusion totals more than $1 billion Read more

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Whitmer Says She’s Working To Cut Costs For Families, But Won’t Sign Tax Cut That Does It

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David Jaye Gets the DROP On City Retirement-Padding Schemes

Former state senator takes a lick at triple dippers Read more

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Michigan Hair Shampooers Must Get A Cosmetology License That Requires 1,500 Hours of Training

But an EMT who helps critical-care patients needs only 194 hours to get a state license Read more

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City Lifts Psychic Ban Without Thinking of Future

State law prohibits Petoskey from licensing fortunetellers Read more

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Mayor Has Police Remove Woman From Public Meeting For Criticizing Him

Short-term rentals generate heat in New Buffalo Read more

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Lansing Bus System: Free Rides To Vote On New School Levy

Government entities all-in when one of them seeks new taxes Read more

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Inflation On The Menu At Some Fast Food Restaurants Here

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State Teacher Of The Year’s Classroom Walls Busy With Leftist Activism

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Public Schools Struggle, Union Chief Says, But Staff Employment Is Up

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Farmington Schools’ Equity, Diversity And Inclusion Consultant Wants Dissenters Targeted And Pressured

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Whitmer’s Support Of Nuclear Power Shows How Renewable Energy Has Fallen Short

Asking feds to help keep Palisades nuclear plant’s reactor in service Read more

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Key Senate Committee Proposes School Spending 27% Above 2016

Not enough, says state superintendent, even as statewide enrollment declined Read more

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Lucky 8-Ball Says: Signs Point To Legal Trouble for Local Bans Of Fortune Tellers

The heartbreak of an inaccurate Ouija board Read more

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Policies In Flux: One Couple’s Tumult With Short Term Rental Restrictions

First there was no ban on their summer rental plan, and then there was Read more

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Michigan Schools DEI Director Wants Affinity Spaces With No White People Allowed

Ingham County district risks a civil rights case, say attorneys who examined issue Read more

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Ann Arbor Police Use Big Overtime Totals To Boost Big Pensions

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Hospitals Collect More Fed Drug Purchase Subsidies, Intended Beneficiaries Don’t Get More Care

Studies’ evidence suggest federal program is mostly padding hospitals’ bottom lines Read more

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Whitmer’s Pandemic Recovery Boasts Not Supported By Real Employment Numbers

Her lockdowns shuttered twice as many businesses as the median figure for all states Read more

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