Talking with Lucy Ann Lance

Had an opportunity to talk everything Michigan Future with Lucy Ann Lance on her WLBY Business Insider radio show. We discussed mainly our new report on the Michigan economy, but also discussed our Detroit high school initiative. You can find…

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Our Governors on higher education

MIRS reports that former Governor Granhom "at her first book signing since A Governor's Story was released, was asked what she would have done if the budget had run a surplus for just one of her eight years in office. Granholm…

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Scientific American on cities

Scientific American's September issue is titled Cities: Better, Greener and Smarter. They conclude " We have seen a brighter future, and it is urban." The whole issue is terrific, worth picking up at the newsstand or you can check it…

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Unlimited charters: not smart II

Three recent articles further highlight the risks in simply opening up the right to anyone to operate a k-12 school. The first comes from Ed Week reporting on a study by the National Bureau of Economic Research. The study found…

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