News Entries from 2013

PSC congratulates Michigan on federal funds for early childhood investments

PSC congratulates the State of Michigan on landing $52 million from the federal Race to the Top—Early Learning Challenge. This investment will benefit thousands of children across Michigan. PSC was [...]

Jeff Williams presented keynote address at the 34th Annual Conference of the Association for Interdisciplinary Studies

Last year, Jeff Willams delivered a keynote address, "Integrative Studies Where I Least Expected It," at the 34th Annual Conference of the Association for Interdisciplinary Studies at Oakland University in [...]

PRESS RELEASE: PSC’s analysis of three states identifies shortcomings of electric deregulation policies

For Immediate Release Contact: Ken Sikkema, Senior Policy Fellow Public Sector Consultants (517) 484-4954 LANSING, Mich.―Public Sector Consultants Inc. today released three reports highlighting the problems faced by three states [...]

We have moved!

PSC is happy to announce the move to our new location is complete. After more than a year of planning, construction, and dizzying to-do lists, we are settling into our [...]

The Common Core hearings have begun, but just what are these standards? (Michelle Richard on Michigan Radio)

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Michigan program to help guide Energy Department efficiency effort (MidwestEnergyNews.com)

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Political insider: Snyder appointee another from PSC (DetroitNews.com)

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PRESS RELEASE: PSC staffers selected by governor for leadership positions

For Immediate Release Contact: Selma Tucker, Director of Marketing and Communications Public Sector Consultants (517) 484-4954 LANSING, Mich. — Gov. Rick Snyder has tapped longtime Public Sector Consultants (PSC) policy expert [...]

BCPS slashes $2.2 million (BattleCreekEnquirer.com)

BCPS slashes $2.2 million—Twenty teaching jobs eliminated; Outdoor Education Center kept (BattleCreekEnquirer.com) [Read More...] Share:

Consolidation is a viable option for some Michigan school districts, but not all (MichiganRadio.org)

Michelle Richard on Michigan Public Radio discussing school consolidation. [Read More...] Share:

PSC Welcomes Selma Tucker and Katie Van Dorn

Public Sector Consultants (PSC) is pleased to announce that Selma Tucker has joined the firm as the new director of marketing and communications and Katie Van Dorn comes as a [...]

Residents set to fight for Clear Lake Camp (Battle Creek Enquirer)

Shanna Drahiem's work with Battle Creek Public Schools highlighted in an article, "Residents set to fight for Clear Lake Camp," in the Battle Creek Enquirer on March 15, 2013. [Read [...]

Julie Metty Bennett on Business Beat with Chris Holman

Julie Metty Bennett discusses Michigan Saves, a nonprofit dedicated to making energy improvements easy and affordable, on Business Beat with Chris Holman. (Originally aired on 2/5/2013, Michigan Business Network.) [Read [...]

Measuring how charter schools perform in Michigan (MichiganRadio.org)

Jeff Williams on Michigan Radio regarding Michigan Charter Schools. [Read More...] Share:

We’re Moving!

After more than 20 years in our current office, we are moving in late June to the top floor of the 230 North Building on Washington Square in downtown Lansing. [...]

Michigan public schools fare poorly in statewide study (Detroit News)

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Michigan Saves makes going green easy and affordable (MLive.com)

Michigan Saves makes going green easy and affordable (Julie Metty Bennet on MLive.com) [Read More...] Share:

2012 Michigan Prophecy Contest Results Announced

The first place winner of the 2012 Michigan Prophecy Contest is Hon. Milton L. Mack, Jr., Chief Judge, Wayne County Probate Court, with 51 points out of a total of [...]

What do you predict for Michigan in 2013? Prophecy contest turns focus to future of the state (MLive.com, 1/1/13)

What do you predict for Michigan in 2013? Prophecy contest turns focus to future of the state (posted on MLive.com, 1/1/13) Click here to participate in the contest. Contest ends [...]