The president of the largest teachers union is trying to get a $2 billion tax hike approved by saying the budget has been cut to the bone. Actually, it's increased by nearly $5 billion in the past three years. … more
The Lego Movie is being criticized for an anti-business theme with 'President Business' cast as an evil tyrant. But even 'President Business' didn't have taxpayers subsidize a movie company that had nearly $3 billion in profits in 2014. … more
There are several Detroit Public Schools that sound a lot like charter schools but don't perform like their competitors. See: Medicine and Community Health Academy at Cody (That's a DPS school.) … more
The Michigan Department of Education acknowledges that poor nutrition can impact academic performance. But the MDE refuses to incorporate a student's socioeconomic background into its own academic rankings of schools. … more
The May 5 ballot proposal would generate $2 billion in taxes if approved by voters. MLive failed to mention the total cost in its "Everything You Need To Know" analysis of the proposed tax hike. … more
After months of pressure, the Saginaw Public Schools Board agreed to sell an unused building to a successful charter school in the city. The video shows the weeks of wrangling Francis Reh Academy endured.
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