NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A contentious charter school operator linked to a conservative Michigan college has dropped its appeals in Tennessee seeking to open three schools there, despite local school boards rejecting their initial request.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee panel has kicked off hearings over whether to let charter schools linked to Hillsdale College open despite rejections from local school boards, a process unfolding in the wake of controversial comments about teachers by Hillsdale's president.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — When local school officials voted down a Tennessee charter school linked to Hillsdale College this summer, staffers at the state commission that would soon have to decide whether to let the controversial school open anyway reacted with shock at how things unfolded.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A few days before middle school teacher Shaun Nielsen joined a work group to develop South Dakota's social studies standards, he got a thick package in the mail.
Sent from Hillsdale, Michigan, home to a conservative private college enjoying outsize influence among top Republicans, it contained materials that would ultimately form what the state's public schools students could be expected to learn about American history and civics.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The president of Michigan's Hillsdale College was riding high earlier this year when he announced plans to launch 50 charter schools in Tennessee after Gov. Bill Lee originally asked for 100.
HILLSDALE, Mich. (AP) — An 11-year-old girl died after she fell off of an inflatable banana boat and was struck by the motorized vessel towing it, authorities said Thursday.
After three children fell from the banana boat, the motorboat circled back to pick them up and struck the 11-year-old, whom the motorboat's operator had not seen, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources said in a news release.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Gov. Bill Lee on Wednesday refused to rebut recently revealed remarks made by a charter school president who claimed that teachers “are trained in the dumbest parts of the dumbest colleges” during a reception the Republican attended.
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HARTFORD, Mich. (AP) — Two more Michigan school districts are dropping Indian nicknames and images.
Saranac in Ionia County and Hartford in Van Buren County are the latest to make the change.
ADAMS TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Elections equipment missing from a southern Michigan community has been located, the secretary of state's office reported Friday.
The equipment was recovered Friday at the Adams Township Hall in Hillsdale County, spokeswoman Tracy Wimmer said in a release.
HILLSDALE, Mich. (AP) — State officials have barred a township clerk in southern Michigan from running her community's local election next week.
Stephanie Scott, the clerk in Hillsdale County's Adams Township, failed to take steps to ensure the security of the vote, the Michigan Bureau of Elections said.
HILLSDALE, Mich. (AP) — The family of a man who was fatally shot by a Michigan sheriff's deputy after the officer killed his dog has filed a lawsuit claiming excessive force and other violations.
"The sheriff and the deputy will be held accountable for the ‘shoot first and ask questions later’ decision-making that cost Oscar Herrera his life,” attorney Ian Fallon said Thursday.
HILLSDALE, Mich. (AP) — The National Weather Service confirmed that a tornado with peak winds of 100 mph swept through Hillsdale County during a storm this week.
No injuries were reported Tuesday night, though the tornado caused significant damage at Hillsdale Golf and Country Club, which had uprooted trees, broken limbs and other debris.
READING TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A sheriff's deputy bitten by a dog in southern Michigan killed the animal and then fatally shot the angry owner who confronted him with a knife, state police said Thursday...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A Republican legislative leader in Michigan apologized Tuesday after falsely claiming supporters of President Donald Trump were not involved in the deadly attack at the U...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General William Barr is taking aim at his own Justice Department, criticizing prosecutors for behaving as “headhunters" in their pursuit of prominent targets and for using the weight of the criminal justice system to launch what he said were “ill-conceived” political probes...
HILLSDALE, Mich. (AP) — A politically-connected conservative college in southern Michigan has defied warnings from state and public health officials during the coronavirus pandemic by hosting an in-person graduation ceremony...
Hillsdale — Vice President Mike Pence is scheduled deliver the commencement address at 2 p.m. Saturday at Hillsdale College.
The visit to the small liberal arts college in south Michigan will be the second for the former Republican governor of Indiana, who spoke at Hillsdale while still a congressman in 2010.