CMU students call on legislature for increase to higher ed spending

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERACentral Michigan students signed on to letters yesterday to send a message to Lansing lawmakers — increase spending on higher education.
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Experts to meet, discuss Saginaw Bay water quality

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Too much of good thing can be a bad thing – this referring to excess phosphorus and muck accumulating at the bottom of Saginaw Bay.
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Gov. Snyder and Senate leader not embracing Bolger’s union demands



Republican leaders in Lansing are not joining House Speaker Jase Bolger’s calls for unions to contribute to Detroit’s bankruptcy settlement.
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Central Michigan University celebrates Earth Week


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Students at Central Michigan University have raised the environmental bar in celebration of Earth Day. Read more

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Dispute continues over teachers opting out of union

file2031249322959A decision is expected later this year on a lawsuit involving the timing of when Michigan teachers can opt out of their union.
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Grant to initiate new visitor program for early childhood education


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Central Michigan University is set to receive up to $150,000 to set up a visiting educator exchange program with a focus on early childhood education.
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EAA debate heats up in Lansing, final vote possible this week

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAMichigan Senate Majority Leader Randy Richardville hopes to hold a final vote this week on a bill to expand the state’s Education Achievement Authority (EAA).
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SCOTUS upholds Michigan affirmative action amendment

gavelThe US Supreme Court has upheld Michigan’s ban on race- and gender-conscious admissions policies at public universities.
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Supreme Court upholds Michigan ban on affirmative action

file000619663500The US Supreme Court has upheld Michigan’s ban on race and gender-based affirmative action that was approved by voters eight years ago.
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Award luncheon to make aware of lights “spilling” into the sky

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Tuesday is Earth Day, and a unique northern Michigan park is using the occasion to raise awareness about light pollution, or light “spilling” into the sky.
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