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February 15, 2019
How Gov. Whitmer’s scholarship plan would work for Michigan high school grads

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in her State of the State address Tuesday proposed a series of scholarship paths for Michigan students who want to pursue everything from technical certifications to bachelor’s degrees.

How Gov. Whitmer’s scholarship plan would work for Michigan high school grads

February 8, 2019
Look up vaccination rates at any Michigan school or day care

About 3.5 percent of Michigan schoolchildren had vaccination waivers in 2017, but hundreds of Michigan school buildings and day-care centers have waiver rates that public health officials say are cause for concern.

Look up vaccination rates at any Michigan school or day care

January 4, 2019
Betsy DeVos breaks bone in cycling accident, undergoes surgery

U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is expected to fully recover after breaking a bone in a cycling accident.

Betsy DeVos breaks bone in cycling accident, undergoes surgery

December 29, 2018
Snyder signs $1.3B in funding for roads, toxic clean-ups, schools and more

Gov. Rick Snyder on Friday signed two supplemental bills, sending $1.3 billion in state and federal funding to priorities like roads, toxic clean-ups and some education causes.

Snyder signs $1.3B in funding for roads, toxic clean-ups, schools and more

 

Our own Senator Goeff Hansen is now serving as the chairman of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on K-12, School Aid, and Education. He is a key contact in Lansing regarding school funding.