The Common Core standards adopted by 45 states demand critical thinking and problem solving that backers say will give students an education that’s competitive with other countries.
Michigan has moved a step closer toward implementing more rigorous education standards that supporters say will improve classroom teaching and better prepare students for college.
Lawmakers in Lansing are discussing school colors and it isn’t about school spirit.
Next stop: Gov. Rick Snyder’s desk.
Th House has approved legislation that would prohibit state and local law enforcement from helping the federal government indefinitely detain citizens without charges.
Another committee in the Republican-led Michigan Legislature has rejected Rick Snyder’s proposed expansion of Medicaid eligibility to more state residents.
A bill that would have required women to undergo vaginal ultrasound examinations before they get abortions won’t continue through the House.
Brian Banks, an 8-time convicted felon, took the oath of office Wednesday in Lansing.
The state House has taken a step toward allowing recently-endangered gray wolves to be hunted.
A bill that would wipe out most so-called “gun free zones” is speeding through the lame duck legislature, despite some vocal opposition.