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Michigan's Catch 22 to Prosperity

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Renee Prewitt

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What’s going to propel Michigan, especially Detroit, back to the prosperous days of yesteryear? We’re hearing a lot about Michigan being the new Hollywood of the Midwest, the capital of alternative energy, and the land of the new entrepreneur. Our guest doesn’t disagree, but he’s been mapping the trends of other cities that have gone through a painful rebirth, and his research says it all boils down to talent…and the younger the better. Detroit schools are at the center of a New Michigan with a plan to start over, not just repair the education system, says Lou Glazer, president and co-founder of the think tank, Michigan Future Inc. Let’s find out what else he says as we struggle to build a knowledge-based economy. To find out more about Michigan Future, Inc., go to www.michiganfuture.org