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November 30, 2016

Senate committee approves bill to place new teachers in 401(k) retirement plans

New school employees would be placed in a 401(k) and prohibited from accessing a retirement plan that more closely resembles a traditional pension under controversial legislation narrowly approved Wednesday by a state Senate committee.

Senate committee approves bill to place new teachers in 401(k) retirement plans

November 26, 2016

Pumpkin isn't just for pies and lattes – here's 2 new ways to enjoy it

Creative ways to enjoy the bounty of West Michigan pumpkins were introduced to students in Whitehall and Montague this month.

Pumpkin isn't just for pies and lattes – here's 2 new ways to enjoy it

November 25, 2016

New Fruitport school to boost residential development, superintendent says

A new high school could lead to residential and commercial development in Fruitport, said Robert Szymoniak, Fruitport Community Schools superintendent. 

New Fruitport school to boost residential development, superintendent says

November 23, 2016

Betsy DeVos appointed education secretary by President-elect Donald Trump

Michigan school choice advocate and longtime Republican supporter Betsy DeVos has been selected to serve as President-elect Donald Trump's education secretary. 

Betsy DeVos appointed education secretary by President-elect Donald Trump

November 23, 2016

Betsy DeVos could 'destroy' public schools with vouchers, Michigan educators worry

Educators in Michigan have long known Betsy DeVos as a proponent of school choice and vouchers, something they worry could hurt public schools nationally as she takes the position of Secretary of Education under President-elect Donald Trump.

Betsy DeVos could 'destroy' public schools with vouchers, Michigan educators worry