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Michael Van Beek: Restructuring How Michigan Pays for Schools

November 30, 2012

A new proposal would restructure how Michigan pays for K-12 education, reorienting state funding to follow each student to any public school in the state that will take him. The education establishment is united in opposition to the 302-page set of ideas commissioned by Gov. Rick Snyder. What are the proposal's merits? Michael Van Beek, director of education at the Mackinac Center for Public Policy, joins the podcast to help sift through the complicated information. For more, see this School Reform News article.