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By David A. Clarke Jr.
Blame Washington's intelligence failure, not lack of police
Topic - Phil Pavlov
In a bid to broaden college access and boost the state's lagging economy, Democrats in Michigan have proposed a first-of-its-kind entitlement program aimed at giving many young people a free ride through college at taxpayers' expense.
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Senate Education Committee Chairman Phil Pavlov, R-St. Clair, acknowledged the EAA doesn't have a long track record but said it should be remembered that the schools had struggled for years before state intervention.
"We have to help these kids who are stuck in failing school buildings," he said. "The whole focus has been around the bureaucracy of who's going to turn it around. ... We can't get caught up on who's doing it. We need to be focused on getting it done."