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While the average pay for teachers in Michigan has declined for several years, using a ratio of teacher pay relative to personal income to standardize across states shows that Michigan teachers are the highest paid in the nation in relative terms. Recent ...

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Dec. 8, 2017 – The Citizen Research Council’s Research Director, Craig Thiel, teams with Michigan State University Professor Sarah Reckhow in Chalkbeat Detroit to explain how the state’s system for funding special education is flawed and thr...

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While enrollment growth in Michigan’s public charter schools has leveled off in recent years, updated estimates for the current school year show that total charter school enrollment in the state will experience its first decline since charters were auth...

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