Our weekly roundup of policy-relevant reads and IPPSR-connected research.
- Seven Results of the Charter-School Revolution IPPSR Affiliate Sarah Reckhow finds shifts in educational philanthropic funding to conventional school districts in new research.
- Legacy Costs Tough for Michigan Local Governments: Part One - Introduction to Legacy Costs IPPSR Affiliate and current Michigan Department of Treasury Deputy Treasurer Eric Scorsone discusses the difficulties local governments have in funding employee legacy costs.
- Dr. Mona: Flint Should Waive Resident Water Bills for a Decade Past IPPSR Public Policy Forum panelist and Flint whistleblower Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha urges committee to waive water bills.
- U.S. Among the Top Ten Countries for Empathy: Study IPPSR Affiliate William Chopik finds U.S. ranked No. 7 among most empathetic countries in new study.
- A Convenient Truth: Easy Sustainable Living IPPSR Affiliate Tom Dietz discusses how to lead a more sustainable life.
- MSU Scholar Appointed to National Science Board MSU social sciences professor Emilio Moran has been appointed by President Obama to evaluate science and technological investments.
- How Information Became Ideological IPPSR Director Matt Grossmann discusses distrust in academia and news media fostered by the conservative political movement.
- Inside the Race for Eaton County's Turbulent State House Seat Michigan Political Leadership Program Alumni and former State Rep. Theresa Abed is in a contested race for Eaton County state House seat.
- Guest Commentary - A Legislative Update From State Sen. Wayne Schmidt MPLP Alumni and State Sen. Wayne Schmidt provides constituents an update on legislative activity.