SOUTHFIELD (WWJ) – Detroit area civic and business leaders will meet at Lawrence Technological University on Tuesday, Nov. 19, to discuss ways to get more young people involved and active in the STEM subjects of science, technology, engineering […]
John Austin, President of the Michigan State Board of Education and a non-resident Brookings Institution Senior Fellow, joined the CEO of Prima Civitas Foundation, Steve Webster, in announcing the launch of the new Michigan Economic Center, which will serve as an independent policy and action organization for the state.
Battered by the downturn, America’s suburbs are bearing the brunt of poverty that has climbed to near-historic levels, creating strains on dwindling safety-net programs focusing mostly on the inner-city poor.
In an increasingly thirsty world, Michigan sits smack in the middle of 20 percent of the world’s fresh water supply. Besides requiring serious stewardship, it’s also a massive economic opportunity. Around 150 government officials, engineers, […]