Features and Highlights

Michigan Education Digest

MEAP retake, MESSA claim, win an iPod. … more

Right-to-Work For More

Many right-to-work states have higher disposable incomes than Michigan. … more

Promoting Failure?

Ryan Olson discusses why students are held back in school. … more

Legislative Privilege

A look at how Michigan's executive branch could be streamlined. … more

License and Registration, Please

Consumer protection laws don't always protect the consumer. … more

Michigan Education Digest

Local control of schools, increase in district loans, win an iPod. … more

Property Rights Network

The Mackinac Center's newest initiative focuses on the rights of property owners. … more

Capitol Confidential

A new Mackinac Center publication makes its debut. … more

The Wheels on the Bus

New legislation would require public transit riders to pay more of their own way. … more

Chronicle of a Tax Hike

The budget, the cash and the shutdown. … more

Michigan Education Digest

Insurance reforms, NAEP results, win an iPod. … more

Rock On

Rock songs with a message of freedom and liberty. … more

Voting Their Conscience

Teachers oust state, national unions. … more

Health Savings

Switching state employees to HSAs could save the $194 million. … more

Take a Memo

Memo to the Department of Labor on prevailing wage laws. … more

Michigan Education Digest

Athletic coaches, MESSA, dress codes, win an iPod. … more

Student Lobby

College students are being used to lobby for big government. … more

Sick Feeling

MEA to schools: Do as we say, not as we do.  … more

Prophets in Their Own Land

A look at England's Liberty and Property Defence League. … more

Spending Spree

The Michigan Legislature shouldn't spend what it doesn't have.  … more

Michigan Education Digest

Contracting and charters expand, DPS enrollment, win an iPod. … more

Book Review

Essays on entrepreneurship in education. … more

Good Old Days?

Life a century ago was not cleaner or better. … more

One Good Churn Deserves Another

Central planners should let job churn occur naturally. … more

Cost Benefit Analysis

Schools, like the MEA, deserve the right to contain costs. … more

Michigan Education Digest

Detroit enrollment and safety, contracting success, win an iPod. … more

Sterling at Stirling

Today is the anniversary of the Battle of Stirling Bridge. … more

Michigan Privatization Digest

Privatization survey, Williamston contracts, Lincoln holds off. … more

Long-Range Planning

Fixing Michigan's budget is about more than just 2008 … more

Wanna Bet?

Michigan needs spending restraints, not more taxes and slot machines. … more

Hail, Hail to Michigan?

Winning requires change, be it football or the economy. … more

Fact or Fiction

Student essay winners take on science in pop culture. … more

Labor of Love

Three ways to reduce taxpayer burden and protect workers. … more

Regulate the Regulators

Michigan residents could stop regulatory takings with a ballot initiative. … more

SOS: Save Our Savings

The Legislature should stop impeding efforts by the Secretary of State to save money. … more

Michigan Education Digest

School funding, union concessions, win iPods. … more

Money Matters

Radio interview details "A Michigan School Money Primer." … more

Bishop or Pawn?

A critique of Senate Majority Leader Mike Bishop's performance. … more

No Congressman Left Behind

NCLB doesn't work because politicians, not parents, are still in charge. … more

Talkin' 'Bout Their Generation

Students for a Free Economy launches statewide on college campuses. … more

Michigan Education Digest

MME results, Marshall and Howell contract for custodial services, win an iPod. … more

The Write Stuff

Schools can teach students how to write well. … more

Marxist Humor

Karl wasn't funny enough to be one of Groucho's brothers. … more

Going Postal

Government monopoly on first-class mail is second rate. … more

Michigan Education Digest

U.S. drops out of international test, NAEP economics test, win book money. … more

Funny Business

The Michigan Business Tax will harm employers and employees. … more

Evolution Revolution

Michigan Tech is a leader in a new form of evolution study. … more

Pie in the Sky

Does the media comprehend the benefits of competition? … more

Play Nice

Competition is not the ruthless endeavor some make it out to be. … more

Michigan Education Digest

Free college for unemployed, MEA fights Harrison Schools, win book money. … more

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