Education

State Senator Margaret O'Brien - file photo
WMUK

(MPRN-Lansing) Republican and Democratic leaders in the state Legislature are all calling for the removal of Michigan State University President Lou Anna Simon. Lawmakers say they’ve lost confidence in her leadership because of the handling of the Larry Nassar scandal. 

MPRN

(MPRN-Lansing) A new report says it costs at least $9,600 to properly educate a student in Michigan’s public schools. 

State Launches New Tool For School Transparency

Jan 10, 2018
WMUK

(MPRN-Lansing) Michigan parents now have a new tool to vet their child’s school. The state launched the Parent Dashboard for School Transparency Tuesday. 

Michigan Supreme Court Building - file photo
Cheyna Roth / Michigan Public Radio Network

(MPRN-Lansing) The Michigan Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether schools can legally ban guns. The lawsuits were filed by gun rights groups.

School Employees Win Long Fought Victory Over State

Dec 21, 2017
Michigan Supreme Court Building - file photo
Cheyna Roth / Michigan Public Radio Network

(MPRN-Lansing) A fight between school employees and the state ended Wednesday – in favor of the employees. 

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