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Independent Streams (Week of February 3)

Sejal Luthra and Hannah Sweeney — February 10, 2020

Our biweekly roundup of policy-relevant reads and IPPSR-connected research.

The Sequence of Plunder: A Case Study of Housing Dispossession in Detroit

Troy Distelrath — February 05, 2020

Part I: An Overview of Land Dispossession in Colonial America and the United States.

Matt Grossmann, Arnold Weinfeld and Charles Ballard podcasters.

The President, The Governor, Our Trust in Government, Economy

The State of the State Survey and Podcast looks at consumer confidence, trust in government and Michigan's view of the president and Michigan's governor.

A Public-Private Solution to the Skills Gap

Sejal Luthra — January 31, 2020

As Michigan weathers an emerging skilled labor shortage, private-public partnerships tailored to employees and employers may be a solution.

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Independent Streams (Week of January 20)

Sejal Luthra and Hannah Sweeney — January 24, 2020

Our biweekly roundup of policy-relevant reads and IPPSR-connected research.

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In Other Words (Week of January 13)

Sejal Luthra and Hannah Sweeney — January 21, 2020

Our biweekly compilation of policy-related readings from divergent voices across Michigan.

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In Other Words (Week of December 30)

Hannah Sweeney and Sejal Luthra — January 06, 2020

Our biweekly compilation of policy-related readings from divergent voices across Michigan.

Creating Safe School Environments

Suk-Kyung Kim — December 30, 2019

This new Michigan Policy Wonk blog post concludes that signage to help direct students to school building exits and secured spaces is essential.

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Independent Streams (Week of December 16)

Hannah Sweeney and Sejal Luthra — December 30, 2019

Our biweekly roundup of policy-relevant reads and IPPSR-connected research.

Michigan's School Partnership Turnaround One Year Out

Chris Torres — December 18, 2019

The partnership report documents educational efforts to create partnership agreements and strategies for improvement.

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