Features and Highlights

Mackinac Center Ranks Michigan’s Elementary and Middle Schools

The third edition of the Context and Performance Report Card unveiled … more

ACLU and Mackinac Center Call on Legislature to Require a Conviction Before Police Can Keep Property

Report shows forfeiture in Michigan typically involves small amounts of money, property taken from people never convicted of a crime … more

Study: Michigan Business Development Program of Questionable Merit

Research shows decline in jobs in counties where subsidized projects are located … more

New Video Series Looks Underneath the Hood at How School Funding Works

6-part video series examines school funding in Michigan … more

Charter Schools a Valuable Investment for Taxpayers

Charters prove more cost effective and produce larger ROI … more

Mackinac Center Tallies Proposed Expansions and Limitations in Gov. Snyder’s Last State of the State

The address contained five proposed government expansions and no limitations … more

Education Policy Expert Provides Important Perspective on New School Finance Study

Increased funding won’t automatically improve educational outcomes … more

Mackinac Center Tracks Lawmakers’ Missed Votes

1,153 roll call votes missed in 2017 … more

Teacher Sues Union Over Right-to-Work

A Michigan Education Association affiliate is violating state law … more

Mackinac Center Files Amicus in Pivotal Right-to-Work Case

Janus v. AFSCME could extend freedom of association to all public workers … more

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