Center for Michigan

7:57 pm
Mon February 3, 2014

Center for Michigan's Truth Squad calls technical foul on ad critical of Governor Snyder

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Center's analysis finds no documentation for claim that tax breaks sent jobs overseas
Who Democratic Governors Association What "The Difference," a television ad promoting Mark Schauer for governor. The call Technical Foul
7:53 pm
Mon February 3, 2014

Center for Michigan's Truth Squad calls technical foul on Governor Snyder's ad

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The center's analysis finds the governor is taking credit for a recovery that began before he took office.
Who: Rick Snyder for Michigan What: "Michigan's Comeback Kid," a television ad first aired during the Super Bowl promoting Rick Snyder for governor. Foul or no foul: Technical foul
Teacher preparation
7:49 pm
Tue November 12, 2013

WestSouthwest: Bridge Magazine on teacher preparation

Student teachers in Haslett
Credit Ron French, Bridge Magazine

Interview with Ron French - air version

The online news service of the Center for Michigan examines how teachers are prepared for the classroom in Michigan

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Future of Education
1:36 pm
Tue February 5, 2013

Education Conference Thursday in Kalamazoo

Credit The Center for Michigan

Last month the Center for Michigan released a report on what citizens want from the education system in the state. The Ann Arbor-based think tank’s President John Bebow says a year and a half listening tour was followed up with two scientific surveys. The Center for Michigan is holding a conference on the future of education Thursday in Kalamazoo. 

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10:41 am
Tue January 22, 2013

Center for Michigan survey finds Michigan citizens want better schools, expect higher costs

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Survey includes comments from 250 community meetings and two scientific polls.
(Bridge illustration/A.J. Jones) By Ron French/Bridge Magazine Michigan residents want better schools - and they think the state will have to spend more to get them. That's among the findings of the largest effort ever to collect and analyze public opinion on K-12 education in Michigan.