Fix the roads, but don't put schools at risk

A bill passed by the Michigan House named the Bolger Plan would phase out the current Michigan gas tax to a tax on the wholesale level instead. Part of the current gas tax goes toward funding schools and municipalities, which critics of the bill state funding would be cut. As reported by the Detroit News, … Continue Reading →

Early warning system wrong answer to schools with deficits

A recent release form the Michigan Department of Education says that there are 48 school districts running deficits into the new school year. State Superintendent Mike Flanagan advises there needs to be earlier warning signs so authorities can intervene sooner for districts falling financially behind. What this recommendation fails to address is why school seem … Continue Reading →