Republicans want to eliminate Michigan Board of Education

State House Republicans want to eliminate the Michigan Board of Education, which has been under fire for a proposed policy that provides voluntary guidance to schools on how to address the needs of LGBTQ students.  Democrats on the elected eight-member state board have a 6-2 majority.

The resolution also would eliminate the state superintendent, who is appointed by the state board.  The resolution was introduced Tuesday by 31 Republican members of the House, with Rep. Tim Kelly, R-Saginaw Township, the lead sponsor.  Read More