'EduJobs' Fact Check Posted By: MichCapCon 8/16/2010 12:06:49 PM Capitol Confidential, by Michael Van Beek Original Article
Gov. Jennifer Granholm and Sen. Debbie Stabenow were quick to praise the new "edujobs" bill passed by the House Tuesday as part of a "stimulus II" package (and despite it lacking a legal title). Among other legislation it will dole out $310 million to Michigan public schools, with the hopes of "saving" 4,700 teacher jobs. Those "saved" jobs are actually a bit of a red herring.