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GOP BUDGET The Republican-controlled legislature has put forward its education budget. Here’s what you need to know. Chalkbeat
DEVOS VISITS MICHIGAN In her first visit to a Detroit school as U.S. Education Secretary, Betsy DeVos argued that school choice has helped students in the city. Later, at a Republican convention Mackinac Island, she called into question the role of the federal government in supporting schools. Chalkbeat Detroit Free Press The Detroit News Michigan Radio Detroit Free Press
SCHOOL LUNCH A doctor explains why weakening federal nutrition standards is a bad idea. Bridge
SEGREGATION WOES A new study finds no evidence of schools succeeding anywhere in the country in the face of racial and class-based segregation. Hechinger Report
CHESS CHAMPION A Detroit student qualified for the chess junior world championships for the second time. She wants to be the first black American woman to attain the rank of national master. Detroit Free Press
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