Republicans in the Michigan House approved a budget deal Thursday for state universities, community colleges and public schools, outvoting Democrats who said it didn’t do enough to make up for last year’s education cuts.
It’s called “Michigan 20-20″ and supporters say the plan would ensure that every high schooler in the state has access to free college tuition.
After what university leaders have sometimes called a “decade of disinvestment,” Michigan’s public universities are poised to get a rare increase in state funding next fiscal year – and it could bring some tuition relief for students.
Do low-income college students who receive public benefits stay in school longer and complete their studies faster?
“U.S.News & World Report” released the 2012 edition of Best Colleges, with several Michigan schools making the cut.
Ford Motor Company and Zipcar, Inc. are teaming up to help make transportation more affordable, fun and sustainable for students at more than 250 university campuses throughout the U.S.
Food service and maintenance workers at Eastern Michigan University have agreed to go without pay raises for two years and contribute more toward their health insurance as part of a tentative agreement.
Over 200 college students rallied in Lansing, saying they’re not happy about Governor Rick Snyder’s proposed cuts to universities.
With double-digit cuts to university funding proposed in Governor Rick Snyder’s budget plan, educators acrossthe state are preparing.
Michigan’s child-welfare agency says it wants to hire more than 500 new college graduates as it tries to comply with an agreement to improve foster care, protective services and other responsibilities.