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…

Culture, Public Education
Grand Rapids Public Schools’ COVID spending includes D.C. field trips, equity consulting

(The Center Square) – Grand Rapids Public Schools received more than $100 million of COVID relief to help 14,000 kids recover from pandemic learning loss. The recovery spending ranged from… Read More

November 28, 2022
Public Education
Michigan Dems want to repeal third grade reading law, reform or repeal standardized testing

(The Center Square) – Democrats seized a political trifecta in Lansing for the first time in 40 years, and now two legislators are suggesting changing the state’s education policies. Sen. Read More

November 14, 2022
Public Education
Federal court to Ann Arbor Public Schools: stop gagging student speech on Proposal 3

(The Center Square) – A federal court has ordered Ann Arbor Public Schools to stop gagging conservative students’ political speech about Proposal 3. The court order follows Skyline High… Read More

November 7, 2022
Public Education
Lansing Public Schools plans $19M of COVID relief for air conditioners

(The Center Square) – How does a district of 10,000 students recover from a pandemic that disrupted learning for longer than a year? Lansing School District received more than $100… Read More

October 20, 2022
Fired physician assistant sues Michigan Health claiming termination over religious beliefs about gender

(The Center Square) – A physician assistant who claims she was fired after seeking a religious exemption from referring patients for transgender care and using their preferred personal pronouns has… Read More

October 13, 2022