Tom Gantert

Tom Gantert worked at many daily newspapers including the Ann Arbor News, Lansing State Journal and USA Today. Gantert was the managing editor of Michigan Capitol Confidential for five years before…

States battle over whether parents should be informed on their children’s gender choices

(The Center Square) – A battle over parental rights is brewing across the country and at the forefront is the gender choice of children while enrolled in public schools. In California… Read More

September 11, 2023
Most voters oppose transgender medical procedures on children

(The Center Square) – Few voters think children should undergo transgender interventions even with parental permission. That’s according to The Center Square Voters’ Voice Poll of 2,500 registered voters across… Read More

August 31, 2023
Public Education
Study: Michigan charter students best traditional peers

(The Center Square) – Michigan’s charter school association is citing a national study that showed it was one of 10 states or regions in the country that performed better than its… Read More

August 8, 2023
Public Education
Colorado pupil-to-teacher ratio remains steady during educator shortage

(The Center Square) – Teacher shortage claims in Colorado’s public schools were made as far back as 2015. But the pupil-to-teacher ratio in 2022-23 was among the lowest in 10… Read More

July 28, 2023
Public Education
Michigan teachers’ effectiveness ratings flourish while student performance stumbles

(The Center Square) – In Michigan, local school district evaluations stated that there were only 165 teachers out of the 115,910 evaluated in 2021-22 that were found to be “inefficient.”… Read More

May 12, 2023