Tonight on MiWeek, Governor Rick Snyder joins the MiWeek team to discuss his new education proposal that he outlined Monday, which includes creating a new Detroit School District devoted solely to teaching the 47,000 students while the current district will exist to address the mounting debt situation.Read More
Despite a pledge by lawmakers to get a roads funding deal passed quickly, the negotiations have stalled. The MiWeeek team discusses about the sticking point and whether it can be resolved.Read More
ayor Duggan and Detroit Public Schools – Mayor Duggan doesn’t want to run DPS, but he has a stake in improving the school system so that he can repopulate neighborhoods with families. The MiWeek team talks about the Mayor’s school reform plan. Plus, in wake of the elevated lead levels in Flint water, the state is distributing water filters and conducting water tests. Is this enough?Read More
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The MiWeek team goes on the road to the Detroit Policy Conference.Read More
From Stephen Henderson, Editorial Page Editor of The Detroit Free Press
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From Nolan Finley, Editorial Page Editor of The Detroit News
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