Scott McClallen

Scott McClallen is a staff writer covering Michigan and Minnesota for The Center Square. A graduate of Hillsdale College, his work has appeared on and Previously, he worked as a…

Christian group sues AG Nessel over civil rights interpretation

(The Center Square) – A Christian health care group says that Michigan’s recently reinterpreted civil rights law relating to sexual orientation and gender identity violates its constitutional right to religion. Read More

September 2, 2022
Public Education
How Saginaw Public Schools spent $27M of COVID relief money

(The Center Square) – As students statewide return to the classroom, Michigan school districts have spent some of nearly $6 billion allocated to help students recover from COVID-19. Michigan schools… Read More

September 1, 2022
Michigan library defunded over LGBTQ books hits $245,000 on GoFundMe

(The Center Square) – A GoFundMe fundraising site has garnered more than $245,000 in support of a Michigan library for about a year after voters rejected its millage, angry over… Read More

August 31, 2022
Public Education
Michigan’s K-12 education enrollment fell 25% between 2002 and 2020

(The Center Square) – Michigan’s K-12 education spending, per pupil and adjusted for inflation, increased by 10% between 2002 and 2020 because the state lost 25% of enrolled students, according… Read More

August 29, 2022
Public Education
Lawsuit challenges Minneapolis Public Schools’ teachers union contract structuring layoffs by race

(The Center Square) – Minneapolis Public Schools is being sued after its teacher’s union contract made national news by prioritizing layoffs by race and not seniority. The nonprofit Judicial… Read More

August 25, 2022