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May 20, 2020
District leaders fear ‘unsustainable’ cuts without relief

Educators around Michigan are sounding the alarm on potential cuts that would devastate public education if lawmakers don’t work to deliver financial relief. 

District leaders fear ‘unsustainable’ cuts without relief

May 15, 2020
New council to plan for reopening Michigan schools under latest Whitmer order

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced Friday an executive order that creates a council tasked with creating the road map for how schools in Michigan will safely return to classes during the COVID-19 pandemic.

New council to plan for reopening Michigan schools under latest Whitmer order

 

May 12, 2020
Senator warns of potential 25% cut in Michigan school funds

A lawmaker warned Tuesday of a potential 25% cut in state funding for K-12 schools because of economic fallout from the pandemic, saying he is not “banking” on Congress sending additional aid to states or giving flexibility to use previously passed rescue money.

Senator warns of potential 25% cut in Michigan school funds

April 14, 2020
Betsy DeVos announces $89 million in education grants for Michigan coronavirus response

The state of Michigan is up for $89.4 million in federal grant funding to assist with education during the COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos announced Tuesday.

Betsy DeVos announces $89 million in education grants for Michigan coronavirus response