Michigan Public Radio Network

There’s a deep divide at the state Capitol over plans to rescue Detroit Public Schools. 

"BENTON HARBOR - A second vendor is suing Benton Harbor Area Schools, claiming it provided more than $600,000 in services to the district that were not paid for." (St. Joseph Benton Harbor Herald-Palladium)


A bill to improve third graders’ reading skills in Michigan is winning support from Democrats and some school groups. 


(MPRN-Warren) President Obama was in Michigan on Wednesday to roll out new initiatives meant to boost job training and community college enrollment. 

"Michigan parents who want to opt-out of vaccinations for their children must now get the forms from their local health department instead of mailing in requests. It’s part of the state Department of Health and Human Services’ initiative to inform residents about the benefits of vaccinations." (WDET)