The high court will hear oral arguments Tuesday on challenges to President Biden’s loan forgiveness program, which aims to cancel up to $20,000 in college debt for individual students. Critics say Biden went beyond his executive authority.
MSU students described their return to class Monday as anything but normal, yet many called it a necessary step in the long road back to normalcy.
A massive crowd turns out to honor the dead and pray for change after a gunman kills three and critically injures five. ‘I’m tired of people dying for no reason,’ one says.
Students who had spent their lives preparing for active shooters experience the terror of one. Many are still shaken. Some wonder if they should return to school.
Two of three students killed Monday on Michigan State University campus were from metro Detroit, according to the college’s Department of Police and Public Safety.
The Democratic governor now has a Democratic Legislature and a giant budget surplus to pursue education priorities, including individualized tutoring, universal pre-school and other progressive policies.
Universal pre-K is good for kids and the economy. But it’s expensive and the state faces several hurdles, including teacher shortages and a lack of transportation options for the 4-year-olds.
A once-in-a-generation influx of money is allowing education advocates to debate reforms to a school system that has underperformed for decades.
Democratic lawmakers are moving quickly to remove the part of the state’s third grade reading law that requires students a year or more behind to repeat the grade. The bill passed out of a Senate committee Tuesday.
Many high school students are choosing to forgo college, even as the state is rolling out scholarship and free-tuition programs to make higher education more affordable. Filling out a free financial aid form is the best way to determine the true cost of college.