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LANSING -- With hopes of influencing public school funding and spending reforms, the state Board of Education on Tuesday unanimously approved a broad, long-range plan for education that includes large tax increases to pay for greatly expanded preschool, state-paid college tuition and spending reductions.


Public schools in Michigan are struggling because of a lack of money.

The Michigan Board of Education in a newly-adopted policy says taxes need to be increased dramatically to beef up public schools.

They are also advocating for universal pre-schools and free college in the state.

Is this the answer to Michigan's problems? More taxes?