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Charter schools could receive the same designation as public schools in a district's millage ballot under a bill narrowly approved by the Michigan House.

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Cheyna Roth

A group of law enforcement members – from sheriffs to prosecutors – unveiled a plan to prevent violence in Michigan schools Thursday. Capitol Correspondent Cheyna Roth reports the conversation around school safety has grown over the last few months.

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Michigan's law enforcement and education leaders called Thursday for the Legislature to spend $100 million a year to staff schools with more police and counselors in light of last month's massacre at a Florida high school.

The Michigan Supreme Court
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The Michigan Supreme Court has cleared the way for public school employees to quit a union at any time.

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 The Michigan House has approved legislation making cyberbullying a crime.