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Special Report: Fixing Michigan's Schools

Special Report: Fixing Michigan’s SchoolsA series of editorials, columns and commentaries exploring ideas for improving our state’s schools.
  • Opinion
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Opinion

Finley and Jacques on their conversation with Gov. Rick Snyder

Finley and Jacques on their conversation with Gov. Rick SnyderNolan Finley and Ingrid Jacques discuss their year-end conversation with Mich. Gov. Rick Snyder on the state's progress in 2017 and look ahead to 2018.
  • Opinion
  • 12 hours, 38 minutes ago
Daniel Howes

Podcast: Howes on entrepreneurs large, small

Podcast: Howes on entrepreneurs large, smallDaniel Howes says a virtuous circle of entrepreneurs large and small is creating jobs and economic activity in Detroit.
  • Daniel Howes
  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
Adam Graham

Graham: Eminem’s ‘Revival’ is overlong, stagnant

Graham: Overlong and overcooked, Eminem’s ‘Revival’ is stagnantDetroit rapper’s ninth album is not the fresh sound its title promises
  • Adam Graham
  • 1 day, 17 hours ago
Opinion

Enjoy Detroit’s new skyscraper: You’re paying for it

Column: You’re paying for Detroit’s skyscraperThe politicians at the groundbreaking ceremony for the new Detroit skyscraper bought their tickets with your money.
  • Opinion
  • 2 days, 2 hours ago
Opinion

Letter: Tax bill an attack on education

Letter: Tax bill an attack on educationLet’s encourage our legislators to seek a solution to increase opportunity for all Americans, the Alma president writes
  • Opinion
  • 2 days, 13 hours ago
Opinion

Column: Detroit needs a new model of education

Column: Detroit needs a new model of educationAfter nearly 25 years of trying school choice, it is time to admit that the theory was wrong, Ravitch says
  • Opinion
  • 3 days, 2 hours ago
Opinion

Letter: We don’t protect status quo, schools chief says

Letter: We don’t protect status quo, schools chief saysWhiston: Great strides have been made with a commitment to making Michigan a Top 10 education state within 10 years
  • Opinion
  • 2 days, 2 hours ago
Bankole Thompson

Bankole: Succession scramble over Conyers seat heats up

Bankole: Succession scramble over Conyers seat heats upPolitical wisdom stresses finding a consensus candidate, but Conyers hadn’t mentored anyone for the post, Bankole writes
  • Bankole Thompson
  • 3 days, 13 hours ago
Editorial

Our Editorial: Let’s move past prevailing wage

Our Editorial: Let’s move past prevailing wageOutdated law has been a drain on taxpayers, state budget for decades; lawmakers should repeal it
  • Editorial
  • 3 days, 13 hours ago
Opinion

An unusual alliance yields a Dem upset in Alabama

An unusual alliance yields a Dem upset in AlabamaDemocrat Doug Jones got support from African-Americans, white liberals and conservatives who couldn’t stomach Roy Moore
  • Opinion
  • 3 days, 17 hours ago
Editorial

Finley and Jacques on Alabama, Bannon, #MeToo and Michigan's prevailing wage law

Finley and Jacques on Alabama, Bannon, #MeToo and Michigan’s prevailing wage lawNolan Finley and Ingrid Jacques discuss Alabama and Steve Bannon, #MeToo and whether the movement is going too far, as well as warring petition drives in Michigan over prevailing wage.
  • Editorial
  • 3 days, 19 hours ago
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