A bill to extend the sunset for issuing interim teaching certificates for those working in special education at public schools came up for testimony Tuesday at the House Education Committee .
Three new map plans for the city of Detroit's House Districts drawn late last week by the Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission could pit two representatives against each other in the Hamtramck area, would rearrange district territory around Birmingham and Royal Oak and significantly carve up the 13th District, currently the focus of a special election.
Another idea of how to redraw Detroit's non-compliant House districts emerged Thursday before the Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission meets in the city for two weeks of in-person meetings.
Two draft remedy maps for the city of Detroit and its surrounding suburbs were completed Wednesday by the Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission as it races to deliver constitutionally compliant maps to the federal court after its first iteration violated the equal protection rights of Detroit residents.
With the 2024 election still a year away, House incumbents who are likely to be targeted by the other party are slowly building up campaign coffers – in some cases, very slowly.
The progress of the much-belabored land value tax came to a grinding halt in the House Wednesday.
DETROIT – Governor Gretchen Whitmer on Wednesday said her new education department is about pulling together lifelong learning efforts under one umbrella, saying the biggest threat to education is doing the same thing repeatedly.
Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed legislation into law Wednesday expanding teacher collective bargaining rights along with other bills that target increased recruitment and retention of educators.
House Democrats have nearly doubled the amount of cash on hand they have since this time last year, but House Republicans outraised the majority party during the second quarter, according to campaign finance reports.
Governor Gretchen Whitmer's signing of the education omnibus budget Thursday means the highest state per-student investment in Michigan history, all public school students get free breakfast and lunch and the first step toward free pre-k for all.