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(MPRN-Lansing) Detroit parents, teachers, and school officials were in Lansing on Tuesday to speak out on bills meant to rescue Michigan’s largest district. 

"ALBION - The Albion Board of Education voted 6-1 Monday night to place annexation of its district by Marshall Public Schools on the May 3 ballot." (Battle Creek Enquirer)

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Western Michigan University Professor Walter Burt says “There are no secrets when it comes to school consolidation. It needs to be transparent.” 

"ALBION - While Marshall Public Schools' potential annexation of Albion Public Schools has dominated the conversation about Albion's future, some have thrown their support behind another plan that would eventually return local control to Albion." (Battle Creek Enquirer)

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(MPRN-Lansing) Legislative hearings are underway on a plan to keep Detroit Public Schools from going broke.