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A major firearms case will be debated in front of the Michigan Supreme Court next week.  But advocates on both sides say it’s about more than whether someone can carry a firearm on school grounds.


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Governor Rick Snyder can expect a controversial bill on his desk soon.  Lawmakers have passed legislation to send more money to charter schools. 


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A judge says the state cannot reimburse private and parochial schools for any expenses, even if they’re the result of state mandates.  The judge was responding to a legal challenge to the state budget


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Candidates for the Michigan House of Representatives 54th District seat debated at Eastern Michigan University Tuesday night.

 

 

 

 

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Some out-state school officials have offered an idea they say would win their support for a plan to rescue Detroit Public Schools.   Jake Neher reports.

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Education groups join calls for LGBT rights in Michigan

The list of groups calling on state lawmakers to pass protections for LGBT people is growing. Organizations representing Michigan college, university, and school officials now say they support the measure.

They join more than 50 business and non-profit groups urging lawmakers to pass the legislation, which the coalition expects to be introduced next month.