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February 20, 2017
Muskegon Heights calling on parents to help prevent school closure

Muskegon Heights leaders and community members have been pushing back to prevent the state from closing one of the city's schools.

Muskegon Heights calling on parents to help prevent school closure

February 18, 2017
Betsy DeVos gets wrath of D.C. school after claiming teachers in 'receive mode'

A middle school visited by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos just days after her confirmation isn't happy after she accused teachers there of being in "receive mode."

Betsy DeVos gets wrath of D.C. school after claiming teachers in 'receive mode'

February 17, 2017
What Muskegon Heights thinks of school-closing proposal and what's next

After meeting with officials from the Michigan School Reform Office, Muskegon Heights leaders and community members are still unsure of the future of Muskegon Heights Academy.

What Muskegon Heights thinks of school-closing proposal and what's next

February 16, 2017
5 highlights of Betsy DeVos' first public speech as education secretary

In her first public speech as U.S. Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos praised magnet schools, spoke about the goal of education and pushed back against protesters who last week temporarily blocked her from entering a school in Washington D.C.

5 highlights of Betsy DeVos' first public speech as education secretary

February 16, 2017
Lowering auto insurance, school voucher discussion priorities for House Republicans

Michigan House Republicans are out with their action plan for this session, which includes lowering the cost of auto insurance and opening up a discussion on school vouchers.

Lowering auto insurance, school voucher discussion priorities for House Republicans