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October 23, 2017

Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy

October 13, 2016

U-M launches Youth Policy Lab to improve young lives

Researchers at the University of Michigan have launched a new lab designed to help state and local agencies, social service providers, nonprofits and educators improve life outcomes for Michigan youth, from birth through age 25.

September 22, 2016

Ford School research shows a quiet crisis over K-12 class size

New research from the Education Policy Initiative at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy found that many Michigan K-12 students experience very large core classes — with 40 or more students — but that some students are at greater risk.

April 27, 2016

Ford School partners with business school in Latin America

The University of Michigan will launch a new partnership that enables Master of Business Administration students from one of Latin America's top business schools to earn a Master of Public Administration degree at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy.

February 23, 2016

Officials in large Michigan cities worried about potential unrest

While local leaders say police forces across Michigan have good overall relations with their communities, those in larger cities worry about the possibility of civil unrest after well-publicized incidents in Ferguson, Missouri, and Baltimore.

July 7, 2015

Expanding state Medicaid stems growth of uncompensated care

On the heels of the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision that upheld a key part of the Affordable Care Act, new research from the University of Michigan Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation offers the first comprehensive look at how well a key part of the ACA — state Medicaid expansions — is working.

June 2, 2015

Poll shows most Americans support renewable-energy standards

Despite recent attempts in many state legislatures to repeal or weaken renewable-energy requirements, a University of Michigan poll finds that a majority of Americans — of every race, income and education level, and religious and political affiliation — support such mandates.

May 18, 2015

Ford School graduate students prompt discourse on race in video

"Walking the Line of Blackness," a 20-minute video created by and featuring graduate students from the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, puts their direct, personal experiences with racism in focus.  Their intent is to contribute to the national discourse about race, here and throughout academia in the U.S.

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