(MPRN-Lansing) State schools superintendent Brian Whiston is stepping down to concentrate on his battle with cancer. 


Bridge Senior Writer Ron French calls Michigan’s efforts to boost reading scores “a sobering story.” He says the state focused on reading proficiently by third grade, and dedicated $80-million to help, but the scores actually went down.


The Dean of Western Michigan University’s Homer Stryker MD School of Medicine says full accreditation is “the step I’ve been waiting seven years for since I came to Kalamazoo.”

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(MPRN-Lansing) A high school freshman came to the state Capitol Tuesday to advocate on behalf of sexual assault legislation. 

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The co-investigator for Western Michigan University’s Autism Center for Excellence says treatment for people with autism is getting better. But Stephanie Peterson says more discoveries are being made, and more challenges remain.