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Lorie A. Shane

Managing Director of Advancement

Lorie Shane was appointed managing director of advancement for the Mackinac Center for Public Policy in July 2012. Her responsibilities include grant writing, administration, new donor cultivation and staff supervision. Prior to her promotion, she served as a Mackinac Center advancement officer and as managing editor of the Center's Michigan Education Report.

Shane worked as a freelance writer before coming to the Center, having started her career as a reporter for the South Haven Daily Tribune and then for the Midland Daily News. Shane holds bachelor’s degrees in journalism and in social work from Central Michigan University. She and her husband, Dave, reside in Midland, Mich.

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Parents Pin Hopes on Charter School Lottery

Dozens of parents filled the bleachers at South Arbor Academy in Ypsilanti recently to find out of their children would be one of the few to win a seat in the popular charter public school. … more

Bill would put all charter teachers into state retirement system

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MichiganScience is a Mackinac Center quarterly magazine that helps meet the need for accurate and accessible information about the increasingly complex scientific issues confronting voters and lawmakers. The magazine reflects the idea that even the most technical scientific policy issues can be discussed with lively prose and compelling visuals. … more

Parents pin hopes on charter school lottery

Dozens of parents filled the bleachers at South Arbor Academy in Ypsilanti recently to find out of their children would be one of the few to win a seat in the popular charter public school. … more