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Governor Snyder’s office and corporate interests conspire in “secret work group” to bring voucher system to Michigan K-12 education

In November, I told you about an attempt on the part of the Michigan Republicans to create a parallel, for-profit education system, right alongside the Michigan public school system, unanswerable to anyone, save for an appointee of the Governor. Well, according to a report in yesterday’s Detroit News, things are progressing quickly thanks to the […]

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State Rep David Rutledge warns Ypsi School Board that a Snyder czar is on the way

We’ve discussed it to death here on the site, and I’m not sure how much new ground there is to cover, but our local Representative in the Michigan House, David Rutledge, warned members of the Ypsi School Board yesterday that, unless they found a way to balance their budget, and fast, the Governor was going […]

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Mass Meeting to Mobilize Washtenaw Co. Against Current Budget Legislation

I know very little about this event and the people behind it, but, given the subject matter, I thought that I’d pass it along. Thursday, March 24 · 7:00pm – 9:00pm Ypsilanti District Library – Whittaker Road Community Room 5577 Whittaker Road Ypsilanti, MI From: Washtenaw County Emergency Taskforce for Economic Justice -Mallorie Kettlehut Patterson […]

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