gretchen whitmer
After supporting cuts, Michigan governor shifts tone on police funding, school resource officers

(The Center Square) – There’s been a shift in tone from Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer on policing issues, most notably on the funding of the state’s police and adding school… Read More

June 27, 2023
Culture, Public Education
Teacher courses promoting critical race theory were funded by pandemic relief in Michigan

(The Center Square) – Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer used federal pandemic relief funds to create virtual courses for teachers about anti-racism and social justice, which encouraged teachers to engage with… Read More

March 16, 2023
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
Legislators weigh in on Whitmer’s proposed online charter school cuts

(The Center Square) – Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s proposed 2024 budget cuts for online public charter schools are receiving some pushback from school choice advocates and legislators. On Friday,… Read More

March 3, 2023
Public Education
Gov. Whitmer’s budget ‘unfairly’ targets Michigan’s online charter schools, critics say

(The Center Square) – Michigan’s online charter public schools have a 20% decrease in spending in Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s 2023-24 budget proposal. The second-term Democrat’s fiscal plan unveiled Wednesday includes… Read More

February 10, 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