Michigan
Culture
Oral arguments heard in religious liberty case of Catholic school

(The Daily Signal) – A Catholic school’s ability to operate in accord with its faith is in jeopardy.  The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit heard… Read More

June 18, 2024
Public Education
Michigan public school superintendent with questionable resume fired after failing to verify academic credentials

A recently hired public school superintendent in Michigan was fired after a deadline to provide verification of her academic credentials passed. Heather Thompson-Luznak was hired in September 2023 by the… Read More

June 10, 2024
Public Education
Michigan school district erases terms such as ‘boys’ and ‘girls’ in the name of inclusivity, asks staff not to talk about it to media 

A Michigan public school district administrator instructed staff in an email not to use gendered terms such as “boy” or “girl” when referring to students. Kara Davis, the executive director… Read More

May 22, 2024
Legislation
Michigan homeschoolers rally against government oversight measures

Homeschooling families in Michigan are uniting to oppose expected legislation that would mandate a state registry, fearing it could lead to increased government intervention in home education. Read More

May 21, 2024
Culture
Satanist gives Michigan county board meeting invocation, ending with ‘hail Satan,’ as Christians follow with prayer and Scripture

Tensions ran high at the Ottawa County Board of Commissioners meeting in Michigan on Tuesday as a member of the Satanic Temple West Michigan took center stage to deliver the… Read More

April 26, 2024
Public Education
Michigan school district cancels first-grade pronoun lesson

(The Center Square) – DeWitt Public Schools canceled an optional “mini-lesson” for first-graders that would have taught they/them pronouns after parent reactions went viral on social media. DeWitt Public Schools… Read More

April 23, 2024
Public Education
Michigan public school teaches first-graders they/them pronouns

(The Center Square) – A Michigan elementary school notified parents it wants to teach their first-grade children about pronouns. The letter written from Schavey Road Elementary School by Principal Liz… Read More

April 19, 2024
Public Education
Michigan state school board wants to suffocate charter schools

The Michigan State Board of Education has passed a resolution advocating for anti-charter reforms. The MSBE announced Wednesday it passed a resolution calling on the state… Read More

April 16, 2024
Courts
Michigan school shooter’s parents sentenced to 10-15 years

(The Center Square) – The parents of Michigan school shooter Ethan Crumbley have been sentenced to 10-15 years in prison for allowing their minor son access to a firearm that… Read More

April 10, 2024
Courts
Michigan families ask Supreme Court to overturn state’s Blaine Amendment

Five Michigan families are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn an anti-religious amendment in the state constitution. The plaintiffs argue Article VIII Section 2 of… Read More

April 8, 2024
Culture
‘Senseless charade’: Satanic Temple to deliver opening prayer at Michigan county meeting

A member of The Satanic Temple-West Michigan is scheduled to deliver the opening prayer at the April 23 meeting of the Ottawa County Board of Commissioners. The decision comes nearly a… Read More

April 2, 2024
Legislation
Michigan bill would undermine parents by mandating kindergarten for all 5-year-olds 

A Michigan lawmaker has proposed mandatory kindergarten for all 5-year-old children, raising concerns about government interference in parental rights. A group of Democratic lawmakers, led by Sen. Dayna Polehanki, D-Livonia,… Read More

March 25, 2024
Legislation
Michigan law gives teachers’ unions more bargaining power  

Modern-day teachers’ unions are major political actors with multimillion-dollar budgets and agendas often unrelated to reading, writing and arithmetic.   While some states such as Florida are trying to curb the… Read More

March 15, 2024
Public Education
Really? Michigan school students reportedly identify as therians

(The Center Square) – Walking around on all four limbs while wearing an animal tail and a mask – called “quadrobics” – are key parts of identifying as a therian. Read More

March 4, 2024
Public Education
Don’t ‘sweep it under the rug’: Students walk out over safety concerns at Michigan high school 

Dozens of Michigan students walked out of class Wednesday over safety concerns and frustration following revelations the school reenrolled a student who sexually assaulted another student. The walkout took place… Read More

February 19, 2024
Public Education
Proposal wants Michigan school librarians to ‘advance racial and social justice’

(The Center Square) – The Michigan Department of Education requests public comment on draft revisions to the state’s school librarian standards, expanding what future librarians would learn to include some… Read More

February 2, 2024
Public Education
As enrollment declines, Michigan has more public school teachers than past 10 years

(The Center Square) – A report on Michigan’s teacher shortage found that despite high numbers of teachers leaving their jobs, the state has more total teachers employed at public schools than… Read More

January 25, 2024
Homeschools
Michigan Democrat wants to force homeschoolers to register

(The Center Square) – One Michigan lawmaker wants to require the registration of home-schooled children. Rep. Matt Koleszar, a Plymouth Democrat on the Michigan House Education Committee, wrote on social… Read More

January 25, 2024
Legislation
Gov. Whitmer wants taxpayers to foot bills for community college, preschool

(The Center Square) – In her sixth State of The State address, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer called on lawmakers to offer free preschool for all 4-year-olds, two years of free… Read More

January 25, 2024
Public Education
Michigan schools to get 45 e-buses costing $5.9M in Federal taxpayer funds

(The Center Square) – School districts in Detroit, Lansing and Pontiac will each receive $5.9 million in federal funding to buy 15 clean-powered school buses apiece. The funding flows from… Read More

January 16, 2024