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Lansing continues a harmful practice of raiding the School Aid Fund to support community college — begun in 2010 under Gov. Jennifer Granholm, but meant as a one-time fix in response to the recession — that’s diverted $4.5 billion from k-12 schools since 2010 in growing sums each year, a Michigan League for Public Policy analysis found. Teachers’ pensions have been mucked with again and again. Teachers, and the unions that support them, are a favorite target of right-wing lawmakers, and some teachers cite this demoralizing refrain as one reason for growing teacher shortages. Aug 30, 2018 – Detroit Free Press

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