Gov. Snyder: State government is going ‘Outside the Box’

Gov. Snyder: State government is going ‘Outside the Box’ . Governor directs departments to eradicate felony question prior to occupational licensing, state job applications. Gov. Rick Snyder last month announced the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) has removed the checkbox reading “Were you convicted of a felony?” that precedes occupational and construction code licensing…

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Challenging the “The Anyone can Teach without a degree” Fallacy!

Challenging the “The Anyone can Teach without a degree” Fallacy! Recent local and national moves to “dumb down” requirements for teachers in response to national teacher shortages could very well further undermine the teaching profession.  We all should be concerned.  The popular opinion that anyone can teach is a fallacy that must be corrected.  This…

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Sean Blackman In Transit presents Fiesta Caribeña

Sean Blackman In Transit presents Fiesta Caribeña Sean Blackman In Transit presents Fiesta Caribeña as the third event in the Latin Entertainment Series, celebrating Latin culture in Michigan. The third series event will take place at DeVos Performance Hallon Thursday, October 18, 2018 at 7:30 PM.  Fiesta Caribeña will feature live music and dancers performing salsa, bachata, reggaeton and kizomba. The…

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China shuts down 4,000 websites

China has shut down thousands of websites and online accounts following a three-month campaign against “harmful” content, the state news agency Xinhua has announced. The content, on 4,000 sites, included infringements of copyright and material spreading “improper values, vulgarity or obscenity”, it said. But the purge also appeared to be aimed at platforms offering free…

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