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…

Michigan voters oppose slashing online, charter school funding

(The Center Square) – New polling data shows overwhelming public support for school choice and online charter schools among Michigan parents and voters. The National Coalition for Public School Options… Read More

March 15, 2023
Public Education
Michigan schools to launch statewide infrastructure study

(The Center Square) – A coalition of 12 Michigan intermediate school districts announced plans to launch a comprehensive statewide school infrastructure study. The review will explain to lawmakers, school administrators,… Read More

March 14, 2023
Public Education
Michigan bill aims to ease substitute teaching requirements

(The Center Square) – A bill introduced in Lansing aims to make it easier for Michigan schools to hire substitute teachers. Rep. Brad Paquette, R-Niles, introduced House Bill 4038, which… Read More

February 7, 2023
Detroit charter schools college enrollment numbers show school choice works

(The Center Square) – As Michigan Democrats holding a political trifecta aim to regulate charter schools, data from the graduating class of 2021 show that the top eight open-enrollment high… Read More

January 11, 2023
Legislation, Public Education
Democratic majorities in Lansing will target public charter schools

(The Center Square) – Michigan Democrats and public school advocacy groups plan to regulate public charter schools among repealing the state’s third-grade reading law and other education changes. Michigan Democrats… Read More

November 29, 2022