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…

Public Education
Michigan school district sued for viewpoint discrimination

(The Center Square) – Two Michigan students sued their school district for viewpoint discrimination after they were banned from wearing apparel implicitly critical of President Joe Biden. In February 2022, two Tri… Read More

April 25, 2023
Advocates protest Michigan Gov. Whitmer’s $30M budget cuts for online charter schools

(The Center Square) – More than 21,000 Michigan online charter public school students face about a $30 million funding cut under Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s 2024 proposed budget. Each online charter… Read More

April 21, 2023
Courts, Public Education
Michigan public school contractor pleads guilty to $561K bribe scheme

(The Center Square) – A Michigan school contractor pleaded guilty to giving a $561,000 bribe to a former school board president in return for $3.1 million of projects for his… Read More

April 17, 2023
‘Unlawful pause’ on student loans cost taxpayers $150 billion

(The Center Square) –A new lawsuit challenges the U.S. Department of Education’s “unlawful pause” on federal student loan payments that have cost taxpayers $150 billion from lost interest. The lawsuit,… Read More

April 10, 2023
DeSantis touts Florida ‘freedom’ at Hillsdale College

(The Center Square) – Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis visited Michigan on Thursday, claiming his state’s “freedom” is the antithesis of Michigan. Headlining the stage at Hillsdale College’s Searle Center, DeSantis… Read More

April 10, 2023