Gobierno revela planes para limitar residencias

Gobierno revela planes para limitar residencias y ciudadanías a inmigrantes que se beneficien de ayuda pública. La secretaria del Departamento de Seguridad Nacional, Kirstjen Nielsen, dijo en un comunicado que los cambios propuestos “promoverán la autosuficiencia y protección de recursos finitos asegurando que los inmigrantes no se conviertan en una carga para los contribuyentes”.  El gobierno…

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…

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…

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…

Teacher unsuccessfully fights his dismissal after poor evaluation

By Monica Scott – mscott2@mlive.com * LINK GRAND RAPIDS, MI – A probationary teacher with Grand Rapids Public Schools was unsuccessful in contesting his dismissal this week, based on a minimally effective evaluation in his third year. The school board on Monday voted 7 to 2 to uphold the administration’s nonrenewal decision regarding Tom Bratt, who taught language arts at…

Reforming Bias in Elections a Must for A Just Nation

Reforming Bias in Elections a Must for A Just Nation Leveling the playing field in elections may be making significant progress.  Recent grassroots movements across the country targeting political bias in the way political districts are drawn up is challenging the historically corrupt practice.  The historical practice of allowing the winning political party to draw…