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…

Whitmer gives $1M to create 1,960 children’s savings accounts

(The Center Square) – Gov. Gretchen Whitmer awarded $1 million to two Children’s Savings Account (CSA) pilot programs, which will provide education money for 1,960 Michigan kids. Battle Creek Community… Read More

April 27, 2022
CDC study: remote learning hurt kids’ mental health

(The Center Square) – When schools pivoted to remote learning amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the first casualty was kids’ mental health. A new study by the Centers for Disease… Read More

April 15, 2022
Public Education
Minneapolis students face longer days, stuck in school through June 24 after long union strike

(The Center Square) – More than 29,000 Minneapolis kids can return to school Tuesday after striking teachers have canceled school for the 15th day. Members of the Minneapolis Federation of… Read More

March 29, 2022
Public Education
29,000 Minneapolis kids without school for 10th day as teachers strike

(The Center Square) – First, COVID-19 disrupted classes in 2020, and now it’s teachers keeping kids out of class in 2022. More than 29,000 Minneapolis students couldn’t attend class Monday as… Read More

March 22, 2022
Public Education
Rochester Schools paid $188,750 to settle lawsuit over district’s dossier of critical parents

(The Center Square) – Rochester Community Schools (RCS) paid $188,750 to settle a lawsuit accusing the district of collecting a dossier of parents critical of school policies… Read More

March 18, 2022