MLive recently discussed the controversial lawsuit between two Genesee county school districts, whose details remain confidential despite taxpayer money funding the legal fees. Director of Education Policy Michael Van Beek is quoted throughout the piece. "It's clearly tax dollars that are being used for these law suits," says Van Beek,"so any type of agreement or settlement should be open to public scrutiny."

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