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What You Really Need to Know about Michigan Charter Schools

MLive errs in comparison of academic performance Read more

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Tlaib Against Corporate Welfare Except When She Votes For It

In Michigan House she voted ‘yes’ on giving $1.031 billion to corporations Read more

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College Instructors Not Getting Rich, But Downtrodden A Stretch

$69k community college instructor, union president laments poor pay in newspaper essay Read more

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Teacher Shortage? For Physics Maybe, But Not Phys-Ed

Union pay restrictions prevent schools from filling some slots Read more

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Detroit Schools Fiscal Decline Began Before Emergency Manager

Media narrative blames school district’s deficits on state, ignore its previous history Read more

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Detroit Schools Enroll More Low Income Students, Get More Money

Despite richer tax base, Grosse Pointe schools get less per student than Detroit Read more

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The Bipartisan State Budget

Budgets generate a lot of conflict, but not a lot of partisan spending Read more

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Michigan’s Not Good For Wind Power, So Consumers Energy Customers Will Pay More

Under 2016 state regulation rewrite, electric utility monopoly makes money either way Read more

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Conflict Of Interest: Officials With Turbine Tower Leases Approve Wind Development

‘First you harvest the (local) officials, then you can harvest the wind’ Read more

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Olympic Pool Holds 12 Times Annual Road Runoff Saved By $475K Great Lakes Grant 

Total Great Lakes Restoration Initiative spending at $300 million a year Read more

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