Lessenberry gives an update on road funding and why students are struggling with tests and bullying By Christina Shockley • Oct 28, 2015 TweetShareGoogle+Email For this Week in Michigan Politics, I talked with Michigan Radio's senior news analyst, Jack Lessenberry about why so many students didn't do well on the state's new standardized test and what should be done about bullying in schools. We also got an update on the latest road funding plan. Listen Listening... / 4:10 Listen to our conversation. Tags: week in michigan politicsroadsbullyingm-stepstandardized teststestsTweetShareGoogle+Email Related Content As expected, students score low on new state tests By Jake Neher • Oct 27, 2015 User Alberto G. / Creative Commons / http://j.mp/1SPGCl0 Michigan students struggled with the state’s new standardized test. The Michigan Department of Education on Tuesday released the first results from Michigan’s new M-STEP test which replaced the MEAP. Another road funding plan fails in the state Legislature By Jake Neher • Oct 27, 2015 KellyP42 / morgueFile The stalemate over road funding continues in the Michigan Legislature. The state Senate was expected to pass a road funding plan on Tuesday that had already been approved by the state House. But it adjourned after about eight hours of talks without a vote. Report: Michigan kids think bullying is still a problem By Rebecca Kruth • Oct 26, 2015 Working World / Creative Commons http://michrad.io/1LXrdJM A new report from Wayne State University says Michigan's schools need to do more to combat bullying. The report finds more than half of Michigan students feel bullying is still a problem in their school.