All On Its Own, Flint Was A Financial Basket Case For Years

Evidence from years gone by contradicts current effort to blame past Flint misgovernance on state Read more

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Detroit Schools Spent $250K Sending Students, Staff To Italy

State’s largest district spent $961,534 on out-of-state travel; second-largest district spent just $18,397 Read more


No Need to Fear ‘Uncertified’ Teachers in Michigan – There Are Thousands of Them

There’s little evidence students are worse off Read more

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No Debt, No Tax Hike: Michigan Can Add $897 Million To Road Budget Right Now

Legislators and governor just have to say ‘yes’ Read more

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Michigan College’s $98k Equity And Inclusion Officer To Political Opponents: ‘F**k Trump’

Diversity has its limits at Kellogg Community College Read more


More Attention for Interstate Compacts to Eliminate Business Subsidies

There are lessons to be learned from a recent agreement Read more

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Bans And Bad Feelings After ‘Stealth’ Odd-Year, August School Tax Hike Election

Superintendent bans two residents from U.P. school property without prior notice Read more


It’s Time to Improve the School Bond Election Process

Narrow the election dates, give voters timely and direct notices Read more

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Bill To Increase State Transparency Could Reduce It

Wouldn’t be first time the legislative process worked against open government Read more


Rational Environmentalism in 2020

Find a balance between human welfare and environmental concerns Read more

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