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News alert: Gretchen Whitmer is Michigan’s new governor. This is what that means for schools

Gretchen Whitmer, a former Democratic leader in the Michigan Senate, was elected governor Tuesday night, defeating Republican Attorney General Bill Schuette for the state’s top job. That victory could have sweeping implications for school funding, preschool access and charter school regulations.  

Click here to learn more about Michigan’s new governor and her education platform. Our story has key details about what Whitmer’s election will mean for schools.