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LANSING — Attorney General Bill Schuette is investigating possible sexual abuse by Roman Catholic priests in Michigan, joining authorities in other states that have launched similar probes since a Pennsylvania grand jury report said more than 1,000 children have been molested there since the 1940s. Read More
Yet, K-12 isn’t reaping the benefits due to overwhelming legacy costs and shifts to higher education.
Gov. Rick Snyder boasted a massive increase in school funding this year, yet K-12 schools complain it’s not enough and that they used to receive even more for their struggling districts. Read More
Measure would allow districts to promote students based on knowledge instead of time spent at school.
School districts would be able to shift to a system that advances kids by competency rather than grade level if the Legislature approves a recently introduced bill. Read More