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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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  • The state raised the bar for organizations that oversee charter schools in Detroit. See who’s responding

    When the new law was enacted, there were a dozen authorizers overseeing charters in the city.

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  • Bipartisan bills: New year, new chance for Michigan asset forfeiture reform

    If police in Michigan believe you’re involved with a crime, they can take your cash, guns, cars or home if…

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  • State Senate to consider Gov. Whitmer’s appointees this week

    The Senate will start the oversight process for some of Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s state department appointees.

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  • CEOs, Republicans add voices to Michigan’s child care ‘crisis’

    Michigan provides among the least amount of help to low-income families seeking child care of any state in the nation.…

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  • Report: Michigan has biggest school funding decline in nation

    A new report out Wednesday says total revenue for Michigan schools declined 30 percent from 2002 to 2015 — the…

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  • Detroit property values rise by double digits, reversing long-term slide

    Residential property values rose 12% citywide in 2018.

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  • Detroit’s Rashida Tlaib Becomes A National Name — Was It The Right Introduction?

    n Detroit Today, Stephen Henderson explores who Tlaib is, compared to what most of America is seeing or thinking about

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