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…

Minnesota House OKs school resource officer fix

(The Center Square) – The Minnesota House of Representatives passed a bill to clarify use of force allowed for school resource officers with a 124-8 vote. The original law banned… Read More

March 5, 2024
Public Education
Really? Michigan school students reportedly identify as therians

(The Center Square) – Walking around on all four limbs while wearing an animal tail and a mask – called “quadrobics” – are key parts of identifying as a therian. Read More

March 4, 2024
Lawsuit: Minnesota Education Department ‘engaged in deceptive practices’

(The Center Square) – A lawsuit in the Ramsey County Second Judicial Court claims Minnesota Department of Education employees “deleted large amounts of data and intentionally engaged in deceptive practices.”… Read More

February 6, 2024
Michigan Democrat wants to force homeschoolers to register

(The Center Square) – One Michigan lawmaker wants to require the registration of home-schooled children. Rep. Matt Koleszar, a Plymouth Democrat on the Michigan House Education Committee, wrote on social… Read More

January 25, 2024
Gov. Whitmer wants taxpayers to foot bills for community college, preschool

(The Center Square) – In her sixth State of The State address, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer called on lawmakers to offer free preschool for all 4-year-olds, two years of free… Read More

January 25, 2024