Strategy #4: Research the Issues

  • Stay informed. Know and understand who is supportive of and who opposes school choice and for what reasons. A primary tool to keep abreast of education-related issues in the state is a subscription to the Michigan Education Report, a quarterly newsletter published by the Mackinac Center for Public Policy. This publication can be viewed on the Internet at

  • Contact experts for the most up-to-date research and information. The Mackinac Center for Public Policy is a powerful resource for citizens, offering timely and relevant research on education issues on its Web site, For a list of other school choice resources, please see Appendix D.