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As an immigrant and a legislator, Padma Kuppa writes that she knows the value of an education, and Michigan needs to invest more.
Michigan is facing a talent gap – a gap that must be filled by more people with college degrees, says the president of Alma College
A longtime attorney argues that changes in laws will mean fewer inmates. So why are we building a behemoth jail?
One of the five candidates in the running to become the next Michigan State Superintendent explains why he backs a study calling for more education funding.
Yes, unemployment is low. But so is income. Michigan has become a low-prosperity state.
We won’t rebuild Detroit’s middle class without thinking outside the box. Here’s one idea.
Thousands of children in the state’s richest county are getting free breakfast at school. Here’s why - and why more schools should consider it.
Most of us aren’t paying for news today, and it’s killing the publications that cover local news.
Michigan should work to eliminate insurance fraud and medical service fees instead of eliminating benefits for auto accident victims.
Michigan is one of the last states to treat 17-year-olds like adults in our court system. That’s not doing them or the state any favors.
The director of the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality makes a pitch for environmental cleanup as an economic engine.
Michigan has systematically disinvested in roads and schools. It’s time to turn that boat around.
Michigan’s former lieutenant governor says more should be done to provide opportunities for those with autism.
Livonia’s retired police chief makes a case for cops keeping assets of suspected drug dealers, even without a criminal conviction.
Michigan is a leader in health information networks. We need to stay there.
A law passed in 1951 is short-changing Michigan’s metropolitan areas, where roads are most heavily traveled.
Michigan Sen. Dayna Polehanki, D-Livonia, penned a guest commentary questioning the Mackinac Center for Public Policy’s views on school funding. Here’s the Mackinac Center’s response.
Too many families deal with food insecurity. We have to work together to end it.
Most families don’t cheat. But many feel pressure to get their kids into the “right” college. But what if the “right” school isn’t at the top of all the lists? A college adviser warns of the limits of college rankings.