Senator Stabenow announced that she has nominated 32 Michigan students for placement at the United States Military Academy at West Point, NY, the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD, the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, CO and the United States Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, NY. “Michigan is fortunate to have so many exceptional students who want to serve our country through military service,” said Senator Stabenow. “Having demonstrated a strong commitment to excellence in and out of the classroom, I am confident they will represent Michigan and our country well.”
The following students have been nominated to West Point: Alfred Biland – Chesterfield; Daniel Reimchen – Lake Orion; Erika Rapp – Whitmore Lake; Joshua Klein – West Bloomfield; Michael Lance – Ann Arbor; Jack Horton – Hastings; Janna Ercole – Nunica; Henry Carroll – Traverse City; Tyler Twiss – Holland; and Colin Day – Haslett.
The Michigan State University board Thursday named Satish Udpa to be the new interim president, replacing John Engler, who was forced out.
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Just last week, Michigan State University Trustee Dianne Byrum seemed resigned to Interim President John Engler sticking around until a new, permanent president was hired this summer. But now, MSU will have their third leader
in the past year.
Two new trustees, and Engler’s recent comments to the Detroit News, helped bring about the end of his controversial term at the university. And for many Nassar abuse survivors, the former governor’s resignation is “long overdue.” Read this story
On Day 3 of the Los Angeles teachers strike, NPE President, Diane Ravitch, spoke at a rally in front of Alexander Hamilton High School. You can watch the video below.
Diane also wrote a blog post about the strike and how the spread of charters has devastated the district.
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