29 September 2016 • 15 comments
Michigan has fewer school nurses than almost any state. Some districts are getting creative to try to solve the problem.
29 September 2016 • 3 comments
Detroit Community Schools, run by former Detroit city attorney Sharon McPhail, faces $21k in monthly fines for continuing to employ her and another administrator who the state say lack proper certification as administrators. She has appealed.
27 September 2016
This Truth Squad inquiry begins with a one-page fact sheet, and ends with two men and their fish.
27 September 2016 • 6 comments
Here’s hoping the Senate won’t weasel out of a bill that makes lawmakers subject to the open records law. Lansing must also keep the rigorous M-STEP test, Michigan’s best bet for accurately gauging our students’ success.
25 September 2016 • 28 comments
Though advocates of a plan to capture Michigan sales and income taxes to offset the costs of large development projects contend the state wouldn’t award a project that didn’t yield more revenue than it gives away, criticism remains that bill is a giveaway to developers.
23 September 2016 • 7 comments
Tired of being nickel-and-dimed – and defrauded – by a big, corporate bank? There’s an alternative.
22 September 2016
In calling his opponent a liar, the incumbent fails to take ownership of his voting record on trade deals
22 September 2016 • 1 comment
Whether free-trade agreements have cost Michigan jobs is a matter of debate, but Walberg’s record of supporting them is accurately represented.
20 September 2016 • 20 comments
More than 300,000 public school students take advantage of the state’s popular school choice program. Whether by chance or design, districts are becoming less diverse.
20 September 2016 • 14 comments
The state’s school choice policies are making many districts far more segregated. Here are the districts most impacted by school choice.
20 September 2016 • 3 comments
State Sen. Jim Ananich, D-Flint, argues for more urgency on the part of government in helping Flint residents gain the benefits of relief efforts
20 September 2016 • 4 comments
Join Bridge and the Center for Michigan on Tuesday, September 27 from 6-8 pm to discuss public trust in state government