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Susan J. Demas: After years of cutting Michigan to the bone, Republicans cry crocodile tears over Whitmer’s vetoes

BY: - October 12, 2019

In 2011, I was having dinner with a big media executive on a day that teachers were protesting GOP then-Gov. Rick Snyder’s budget cuts in Lansing. As everyone seems to have forgotten, Snyder — who was supposed to be some sort of moderate — took a hatchet to Michigan’s public education system and safety net […]

DeVos pushes for more school choice during Detroit visit

BY: - September 20, 2019

For the first time since she began serving as U.S. secretary of education, Betsy DeVos came to visit students in a Detroit-area school.  On Friday, DeVos toured Detroit Edison Public School Academy (DEPSA), a public charter school located just outside the Eastern Market area, where she talked about the ‘innovative’ school choice efforts in the […]