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High court: Religious school admissions can be reviewed

High court: Religious school admissions can be reviewedThe Michigan Supreme Court decided judges can rule on whether some private school admission decisions violate laws
  • Politics
  • 1 day, 19 hours ago
Michigan

Review: Michigan’s education plan lacks clarity

Review: Michigan’s education plan lacks clarityMichigan’s K-12 plan lacked fundamental information nine categories evaluated, review states
  • Michigan
  • 1 day, 21 hours ago
Michigan

Eastern Michigan University OKs 3.9% tuition hike

Eastern Michigan University OKs 3.9% tuition hikeA freshman taking 30 credits will pay $12,594 in tuition and fees in 2017-18
  • Michigan
  • 1 day, 23 hours ago
Macomb County

Alums cherish last looks at old Mount Clemens school

Alums cherish last looks at old Mount Clemens schoolBeloved 19th century St. Mary Catholic School building, closed for years, to be razed and replaced by prayer site
  • Macomb County
  • 3 days, 15 hours ago
Detroit

Detroit school board to study next steps on arena funds

Detroit school board to study next steps on arena fundsDetroit school board to evaluate whether it has standing to place a ballot measure before voters over arena funding
  • Detroit
  • 5 days, 13 hours ago
Detroit

WSU undergrad tuition up 3.75%, grad up 4%

WSU undergrad tuition to go up 3.75%Graduate students take the biggest financial hit, paying 4% more
  • Detroit
  • 5 days, 13 hours ago
Detroit

Detroit schools to discuss Little Caesars Arena bonds

Detroit schools to discuss Little Caesars Arena bondsDiscussion in special Friday meeting to center on whether ballot measure should go before city voters in November
  • Detroit
  • 6 days, 3 hours ago
Michigan

MSU freezes tuition for freshmen in credit initiative

MSU freezes tuition for freshmen in credit initiativeUniversity plan encourages students to take loads of 15 credit hours each semester
  • Michigan
  • 1 week ago
Mobility

Driverless shuttles to debut on UM campus in fall

Driverless shuttles to debut on UM campus in fallTwo self-driving shuttles will transport students and faculty on UM’s North Campus
  • Mobility
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Politics

Teacher retirement overhaul heads to Snyder

Teacher retirement overhaul heads to SnyderThe Michigan House gave final approval to a teacher retirement pension overhaul that is on its way to Gov. Rick Snyder
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Michigan

Eva Feldman steps down as Taubman Institute director

Eva Feldman steps down as Taubman Institute directorAfter a decade leading the A. Alfred Taubman Medical Research Institute, Feldman will focus on treatments for ALS
  • Michigan
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Michigan

UM offers free tuition for families who make up to $65K

UM offers free tuition for families who make up to $65KUniversity of Michigan President Mark Schlissel says half of state’s families would qualify for the Go Blue Guarantee
  • Michigan
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Detroit

Vitti urges teacher raises, recruitment boost

Vitti urges teacher raises, recruitment boost in meetingNikolai Vitti unveiled more details about the immediate work to turn around Michigan’s largest district
  • Detroit
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Detroit

UM program lets teens explore architecture field

UM program lets teens explore architecture fieldSince its launch in 2015, more than 170 students have completed ArcPrep, which works to boost diversity
  • Detroit
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Macomb County

Utica High produces yearbook for visually impaired

Utica High School produces yearbook in BrailleUtica High’s yearbook staff created a six-volume yearbook in Braille for two visually impaired students
  • Macomb County
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Nation

Oversight highlights academia’s black deficit

Journal criticized for not consulting black scholars on raceA journal of political philosophy took up the Black Lives Matter movement without contribution from a black academic
  • Nation
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Politics

Snyder agrees to ‘tentative’ deal on teacher pensions

Snyder agrees to ‘tentative’ deal on teacher pensionsGov. Rick Snyder re-enters budget talks as he and legislative leaders close in on finalizing teacher pension reform deal
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Politics

Snyder halts pensions for felonious officials

Snyder halts pensions for felonious officials who ‘break trust’Gov. Rick Snyder signed legislation to halt pensions for public employees convicted of a felony that breaks public trust
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks ago
Michigan

Court: University of Michigan can ban guns on campus

Court: University of Michigan can ban guns on campusIn a 2-1 opinion, the state appeals court says a 2001 ban doesn’t violate the U.S. Constitution
  • Michigan
  • 3 weeks ago
Politics

DeVos non-committal on private school LGBT bias

DeVos non-committal on private school LGBT discriminationLGBTQ advocates slam education secretary
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Detroit

Vitti: Detroit teachers’ pay demands ‘have merit’

Vitti: Detroit teachers’ pay demands ‘have merit’As teachers and supporters rally for more money, superintendent says changes will have to be implemented over time
  • Detroit
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Politics

Private schools face uphill battle for federal aid

Private schools face uphill battle for federal aidExperts: The Trump-DeVos plan for funneling private school aid to the states faces huge legal obstacles in Michigan
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Oakland County

Oakland University boosts tuition 3.74%

Oakland University boosts tuition 3.74%School keeps increase under state’s tuition cap
  • Oakland County
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Detroit

Schuette seeks pension cut for ex-DPS principal

Schuette seeks pension cut for ex-DPS principal over kickback schemeJosette Buendia was convicted of two federal program bribery charges and conspiracy to commit federal program bribery
  • Detroit
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Michigan

Scientists seek to protect cherries from invasive pest

Scientists seek to protect cherries from invasive pestMSU scientists have received $300K in grants to research protections against the spotted wing drosophila
  • Michigan
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Detroit

Vitti: School reforms include teacher pay, adding staff

Vitti: Detroit school reforms include teacher pay, adding staffDetroit’s schools superintendent said Wednesday the district should brace for “significant” changes
  • Detroit
  • 4 weeks ago
Detroit

Detroit students make mark in national STEM contest

Detroit students make mark in national STEM contestProjects raise hope in push to involve more women, minorities
  • Detroit
  • 1 month ago
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