Bruce Walker

Bruce Walker is a regional editor at The Center Square. He previously worked as editor at the Mackinac Center for Public Policy’s MichiganScience magazine and The Heartland Institute’s InfoTech…

Theis, other Michigan lawmakers oppose online charter school budget cuts

(The Center Square) – Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s proposed 20% cut for online public charter schools has prompted pushback from the school administrators and another member of a growing list of… Read More

March 21, 2023
Public Education
Legislators weigh in on Whitmer’s proposed online charter school cuts

(The Center Square) – Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s proposed 2024 budget cuts for online public charter schools are receiving some pushback from school choice advocates and legislators. On Friday,… Read More

March 3, 2023
Public Education
Gov. Whitmer’s budget ‘unfairly’ targets Michigan’s online charter schools, critics say

(The Center Square) – Michigan’s online charter public schools have a 20% decrease in spending in Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s 2023-24 budget proposal. The second-term Democrat’s fiscal plan unveiled Wednesday includes… Read More

February 10, 2023
Courts, Public Education
U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments in Sturgis Schools discrimination suit

(The Center Square) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday heard testimony related to Perez v. Sturgis Public Schools. At issue is whether the immigrant family of a deaf former… Read More

January 19, 2023
Public Education
Mom to appeal ruling after denied access to class materials

(The Center Square) – Carol Beth Litkouhi isn’t done. Unhappy with the board of the Rochester Community Schools in Michigan, she won election to a six-year seat with them in… Read More

December 20, 2022