Education Policy Initiative

The Education Policy Initiative is committed to expanding opportunities for Michigan student success by empowering families with access to a variety of effective educational options. The initiative’s high quality research informs policymakers and the public how greater freedom can drive innovations that will better meet diverse learning needs.

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Latest Articles

New Law Removes Obstacles to Classroom

SB 727 should help alleviate teacher shortage outcry … more

Rural School Makes Fast Rise

Akron-Fairgrove among most improved on Mackinac report card … more

State Funding for Universities Continues Upward Climb

Lawmakers should question what taxpayers get for more money … more

Are Competition And Consumer Choice In Education Good Or Bad?

Apologists for poor schools say ‘bad,’ despite their disparate impact on poor and minority children … more

How a Top-Performing Charter School in Detroit Overcame Government Obstacles

New video tells the story of Detroit Prep … more

State’s Education Woes Require Full Assessment

BLM report takes on key myths but misses complete picture … more

Hamtramck Academy Tops Mackinac Report Card

NHA charter school aims high, beats odds, busts myths … more

Dearborn Schools Rise to the Top

District has remarkable showing on new CAP report card … more

Put ISD Funding on Education Budget Table

While agency spending grows, Guv seeks student-based cuts … more