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Independent Streams (Week of August 19)


  • Here's what Ann Arbor Lawmakers are doing about PFAS State Rep. and MPLP Alum Donna Lasinski is quoted in an MLive article about ways the Republican controlled House is an obstacle to finding solutions with PFAS.
  • Scores of school employee contracts unsettled IPPSR Affiliate David Arsen’s study on Michigan school funding referred in a Fox47 article discussing failure of state to pass education budget in time this year. He’s a professor of Educational Administration at MSU.
  • Urgent Need to Reward and Retain Pre-Kindergarten Teachers In a MSU Today podcast, an IPPSR Michigan Applied Public Policy Research Program paper is discussed. The paper shared the need to support pre-kindergarten teachers in Michigan. The authors include Bethany Wilinski, assistant professor in MSU’s Department of Teacher Education. Alyssa Morley, Ph.D., a research associate in MSU’s Department of Teacher Education, and Jessica Marie Landgraf, a Ph.D. student in educational policy.