Education

8th graders work on a math assignment at Covert Public Schools
Rebecca Thiele, WMUK

(MPRN-Lansing) The Michigan State Board of Education deadlocked along party lines Tuesday on a model student code of conduct. The major issue was protecting students from discrimination based on their gender identity. 

Gordon Evans / WMUK

Western Michigan University’s new president says he is spending his first days on the job getting to know people on campus and in the community. Edward Montgomery officially began his duties as Western president on Tuesday. 


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. 

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