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Nanny State of the Week: California slow-pedals autonomous cars

By   /  January 30, 2017  /  Arizona, California, Michigan, Regulations, Technology  /  No Comments

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Part 113 of 116 in the series Nanny State of the Week Self-driving cars are the next frontier for the autonomous revolution, coming after cars that automatically brake and parallel park. They’re still in initial stages of testing, but over-cautious nanny regulators in California are forcing their roll-out to more forward-thinking states. State regulations are […]

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School Choice Week in Michigan: A tale of two schools

By   /  January 27, 2017  /  Education, Michigan, News, State Government  /  No Comments

National School Choice Week has been a doozy in Michigan. The same day 38 schools learned they might close in June because of chronic academic failure, 79 others found out they’re off the hook. The news has put a spotlight on vastly different results of two high schools just miles apart with long records of underachievement. […]

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School closures, anger mark School Choice Week in Michigan

By   /  January 26, 2017  /  Education, Michigan, News, State Government  /  No Comments

National School Choice Week got off to a rocky start across Michigan after letters sent from the State School Reform Office arrived at the homes of students from 38 schools, saying schools may close within months due to academic failure.

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Male student punished for touching woman following sexual encounter

By   /  January 23, 2017  /  Campus Culture, Education, Michigan  /  No Comments

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A former Michigan State University student was punished for misreading cues from a sexual partner — another reminder that male students should just avoid contact with women on campus.

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Another email shows more political bias by anti-Trump Michigan teacher

By   /  January 20, 2017  /  Education, Federal government, Michigan, News, Politics & Elections  /  No Comments

Another politically charged email has surfaced from the Michigan teacher who refused to show President Donald Trump’s inauguration speech during class.

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Superintendent to angry parents: Take it up with anti-Trump teacher

By   /  January 19, 2017  /  Education, Federal government, Michigan, News, Politics & Elections  /  No Comments

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A Michigan school administrator has a message for parents angered over a teacher’s refusal to show President-elect Trump’s inaugural address in class: Take it up with the teacher.

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