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  • Michigan has 1.6M college dropouts. Debt forgiveness may lure them back.

    Oakland University and Henry Ford College are partnering with Wayne State’s college debt forgiveness program to try to get thousands…

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  • These three finalists have a shot at becoming Michigan’s next state schools superintendent

    Michigan’s next state superintendent could be the current superintendents of the Ann Arbor or Kalamazoo school districts, or it could…

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  • Gretchen Whitmer wants free college in Michigan. Can that cut skills gap?

    Both plans recently won key support from business groups including the Michigan Chamber of Commerce and Business Leaders of Michigan.

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  • Gov. Whitmer wants universal pre-K by the end of her four-year term. Will there be enough teachers?

    A dramatic expansion of pre-K for 4-year-olds would be a major shift in Michigan’s education landscape…

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  • UofD Jesuit to purchase and renovate vacant Johnson Recreation Center

    The city of Detroit plans to sell the vacant former Johnson Recreation Center on the city’s west side for $625,000…

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  • When The Conversation Doesn’t Include You: LGBTQ+ Sex Ed In A Small Town

    “There’s been kids who have approached me and say, ‘Hey, you should burn in hell.’ “

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  • Whitmer’s road funding plan could pit Michigan cities against rural areas

    To get all of its roads into good or fair shape, Ottawa County would need another $20 million per year…

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  • Michigan is struggling to put kids through college. So why is a promising solution stuck in first gear?

    As an ambitious high school freshman in Illinois, Jasmin Wilson had a simple goal: rack up enough college credits to…

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  • Expert testifies gerrymandering in Michigan is worse than almost anywhere

    Attorneys for Michigan Republicans say political districts were drawn legally, and evidence showing they bragged about solidifying gains are irrelevant.

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  • Whitmer signs executive orders restructuring DEQ, adding Michigan to US Climate Alliance

    Governor Gretchen Whitmer is restructuring the state’s Department of Environmental Quality.

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