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On Michigan stop, Bernie Sanders urges Senate hearings on SCOTUS appointment

Sanders0215-fotoMore than nine thousand people packed Eastern Michigan University’s Convocation Center Monday to see Bernie Sanders speak. The U.S. Senator from Vermont and Democratic presidential candidate opened his remarks by saying he had just met with Flint residents affected by the city’s water crisis.
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State issues $113 million dollars to seven Michigan universities

A mistake that was repeated annually for 19 years will cost the state over $112 million, as refunds CMURefundare issued to seven different universities.

The refund is tied to payments to the Michigan Public School Employees Retirement System. The system had been over billing the universities for nearly two decades.
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Republican lawmakers blast OU, EMU tuition hikes, hint at added penalties in future

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State lawmakers could consider adding new penalties for universities that hike tuition above the state’s cap on tuition increases.

This year, lawmakers set that cap at 3.2 percent. Continue reading

11 Michigan charter school authorizers “at risk” of being suspended

School desksEleven institutions that authorize charter schools in Michigan risk losing their ability to open new schools, according to state superintendent of schools Mike Flanagan.
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