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