Some staggering numbers this week for students heading to college in Michigan this fall, as two universities decide to jack up tuition past the state’s cap. Even if you don’t have anyone going to college, the price of education and the lack of state funding will impact all of us here in the state. Also, as Detroit Public Schools drown in debt, education leaders come to the city to offer advice.Read More
Tonight on MiWeek, we hear what Governor Snyder, Mayor Duggan, and members of the Coalition for the Future of Detroit Schoolchildren think about the future of Detroit schools. Plus, host Christy McDonald interviews CEO of the Regional Transit Authority, Michael Ford, about creating a master transportation plan for southeast Michigan.Read More
Host Christy McDonald and contributors Stephen Henderson and Nolan Finley discuss gun violence, gay marriage and the recent controversy surrounding the confederate flag. They highlight points such as the rising crime rate, expectations from the impending Supreme Court decision and the negative symbolism associated with the confederate flag.Read More
Join Christy McDonald for a live broadcast with analysis and behind-the-scenes information from the 2015 Mackinac Policy Conference. With a focus on Talent, Urban Revitalization, and Cohesion, it's three days of the most important issues facing Michigan, and the next best thing to being there!Read More
From Stephen Henderson, Editorial Page Editor of The Detroit Free Press
From Nolan Finley, Editorial Page Editor of The Detroit News
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A manager’s office doubled as an impromptu courtroom following Thursday’s game at Comerica Park.