Education

Supporters and opponents of the Paw Paw "Redskins" at a school board meeting in February
Sehvilla Mann / WMUK

(MPRN-Lansing) The use of Native American logos and images for school mascots is once again in the spotlight. On Thursday Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette weighed in on whether the State Superintendent can withhold money from schools that refuse to change their mascots. 

Battle Of Public Schools Vs. State Continues

Jul 6, 2017
WMUK

(MPRN-Lansing) Public schools and the state were in court over concerns with a portion of the state budget. A judge ruled Wednesday that private schools will still not get money set aside for them in last year’s state budget. 

MPRN

(MPRN-Lansing) A controversial portion of the state’s budget will be in court Wednesday. The hearing will decide whether private schools can spend money given to them in the state budget. Even though that portion of the budget is in the middle of a lawsuit. 

WMUK

Western Michigan University undergraduate students will pay an average of $474 more in tuition for the next academic year. The university’s trustees approved tuition rates for the fall during their board meeting Thursday. 

Michigan Supreme Court Building
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(MPRN-Lansing) The Michigan Supreme Court says religious schools cannot claim a blanket exemption from being sued for violating anti-discrimination laws. 

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