Stateside: Whitmer lays out budget priorities; how parents and kids grapple with racism at school
Stateside on Thursday February 6, 2020
Today on Stateside, we talk about Governor Gretchen Whitmer's budget priorities, including a boost in school funding. Plus, parents from Saline and Lansing discuss what it's like to raise kids of color who go to majority-white schools.
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Whitmer proposes funding increases for education, cities, and environment in new budgetStateside's conversation with Zack Gorchow and Brian Gutman
- Zack Gorchow is the executive editor and publisher of Gongwer News.
- Brian Gutman is the director of external relations at the Education Trust-Midwest.
Father who spoke at Saline meeting on racism discusses pain of raising kids in mostly white schoolsStateside's conversation with Adrian Iraola and Tashmica Torok
- Adrian Iraola is the owner of Chela's Restaurants and Taqueria. His adult children all graduated from Saline Area Schools.
- Tashmica Torok runs a nonprofit for survivors of childhood sexual abuse. She lives in Lansing with her husband and three sons.
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