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The state’s $8 billion Pure Michigan Business Connect program continues to grow, with Consumers Energy and DTE Energy committing to a total of $2 billion in spending with other Michigan-based companies.
An increased number of recent graduates of Michigan’s public universities are remaining in the state after graduation, according to preliminary survey results released by the Detroit Regional Chamber at the Mackinac Policy Conference Thursday.
Two manufacturers who succeeded despite all roadblocks were the focus of a panel Thursday at the Mackinac Policy Conference
Despite innovative partnerships between businesses and the educational systems, there remains a skills gap for many Michigan employers, with beginning employees not coming to the workplace with basic skills employers have a right to expect.
Controversial education reformer Michelle Rhee says there are hundreds of thousands of wonderful teachers in America who do “heroic” work. But that doesn’t mean ineffective teachers shouldn’t be identified and fired.
Michigan’s University Research Corridor schools — Michigan, Michigan State and Wayne State universities — are cranking out entrepreneurs at twice the national rate of college graduates.
The United States has to encourage immigration because it’s the only way to avoid the economic stagnation caused by declining population.
The American auto industry is on a “slow and steady growth path up,” even though it now accounts for a mere 12 percent of global auto production, a panel said Wednesday at the Detroit Regional Chamber’s Mackinac Policy Conference.
The conference runs through Wednesday through Friday, May 29-31.
Among those community and business leaders gathering on Mackinac Island will be Tom Watkins, former state school superintendent now US-China business and education consultant.