Education

MPRN

(MPRN-Lansing) A group of Republican state lawmakers and Catholic parents are challenging Michigan’s ban on public money for private and religious schools. 

Andy Robins / WMUK

(MPRN-Lansing) A controversial item in the current budget is the focus of a lawsuit filed Tuesday. When the budget was approved last October, the state allocated 2.5 million dollars to reimburse private schools for state requirements like fire drills, background checks, and keeping inhalers in the buildings. 

Andy Robins / WMUK

Kristopher Phillips says we have a moral obligation to study the liberal arts. The assistant professor of philosophy at Southern Utah University will make his case Thursday, March 16, at Western Michigan University.


MPRN

(MPRN-Lansing)  There are fewer school districts in severe financial peril, according to a quarterly report compiled by the Michigan Department of Education. 

Sehvilla Mann / WMUK

When it comes to dealing with failing schools, Bridge Reporter Chastity Pratt Dawsey says Michigan is in a class all its own.


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