Michigan
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
Courts
East Lansing, MI to pay $825k for violating farmer’s free speech in religious liberty ruling

(The Center Square) – When the city of East Lansing excluded someone from a farmer’s market because of his religious beliefs, they violated his right to free speech and freedom… Read More

December 20, 2023
Courts
Parents sue Michigan school district for ‘intentionally’ transitioning daughter without their consent

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – Two parents filed a lawsuit Monday against a Michigan school district after discovering that their daughter’s middle school was allegedly socially transitioning her without their… Read More

December 19, 2023
Public Education
Michigan school district to close 10 schools after falling enrollment

A Michigan public school district announced several of its schools will be closing due to low enrollment, leaving the district at around half of its capacity. Grand Rapids Public Schools… Read More

November 17, 2023
Courts
Physician’s assistant fired for refusing transgender directives sues. Judge gives go ahead

(The Daily Signal) – Gender ideology often pits parents and children against common sense, but it also all too often pits medical professionals against their religious conscience. In a ruling… Read More

October 2, 2023
Public Education
After months of parent protests, Michigan school district to remove LGBT, demonic-themed mural

A middle school in rural Michigan will finally remove a controversial mural with LGBT and demonic imagery, which was protested against by parents for nearly a year. The mural, painted by… Read More

September 21, 2023
Courts
City can’t ban farmer from market for views on same-sex marriage, judge rules

(The Daily Signal) – Six years after a Michigan city barred a farmer from selling apples and other fruit at an outdoor market because he doesn’t allow same-sex weddings on… Read More

August 30, 2023
Courts
Michigan mom sues school district for negligence that allegedly led to her 14-year-old daughter’s suicide

The mother of a Michigan high school student has filed a lawsuit for wrongful death and gross negligence, following her 14-year-old daughter’s suicide shortly after being dismissed early from school. Read More

August 28, 2023
Public Education
Teachers unions shelled out millions in members’ dues on political initiatives, lobbying

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – The nation’s two largest teachers unions shelled out millions of their members’ dues on lobbying and other political initiatives, according to an August report by… Read More

August 25, 2023
Public Education
Michigan lawmaker questions legality of new education department

(The Center Square) – Michigan lawmakers and the State Board of Education are questioning if the creation of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s second education department is legal. Rep. Angela Rigas, R-Caledonia,… Read More

August 24, 2023
Courts
Michigan contractor sentenced to prison for school bribery scheme

(The Center Square) – A former contractor with a metro Detroit school district was sentenced to two years in federal prison for bribing a former school board president to secure… Read More

August 16, 2023
Culture
School districts in Michigan set their own children’s gender choice policies

(The Center Square) – Michigan’s local school districts establish their own policies on informing parents of a child’s gender choice. States like New Jersey and California have been involved in… Read More

August 9, 2023
Public Education
Michigan public school spending rises while enrollment drops

(The Center Square) – Per student spending in Michigan is up 24.8% over the past 17 years as Michigan has pumped more money into K-12 education while enrollment has been… Read More

August 9, 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
Courts
Lawsuit against Michigan’s ‘anti-religious’ Blaine amendment continues

(The Center Square) – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit heard oral arguments Wednesday in a case against Michigan’s Blaine amendment, which restricts most public funds from… Read More

August 4, 2023
Legislation
Michigan governor signs 7 ed bills, OKs automatic deductions of teachers’ union dues

(The Center Square) – Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed seven bills into law that Democrats say will boost recruiting skilled educators but Republicans say favor unions over kids’ education. Whitmer signed… Read More

July 27, 2023
Public Education
‘More government does not fix bad government’: Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer expands Department of Education in restructure questioned by critics

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed an executive order to expand the state’s Department of Education into a new Michigan Department of Lifelong Education, Advancement, and Potential… Read More

July 14, 2023
Legislation
Michigan house passes bill that could make it a felony to use the wrong pronouns

A Michigan “hate crime” bill, which could make using the wrong gender pronouns a felony carrying a sentence of up to 5 years in prison and up to a $10,000… Read More

July 3, 2023
Homeschools
From homeschooled to top college golf prospect, Junior Player of the Year credits her family’s support

Homeschool student Sophie Stevens was again named the Junior Girls’ Player of the Year by the Golf Association of Michigan and has signed to play golf for the University of… Read More

June 30, 2023