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  • Stay or Go? How Lansing stacks up

Bonnie Bucqueroux retired from Michigan State University's School of Journalism to experiment with online publications, including Lansing Online News. She is also co-president (with Susan Masten) of Lansing Area NOW.

One response to “Stay or Go? How Lansing stacks up”

  1. Melissa Quon Huber, Ph.D.

    …And one think I think we forget to think about in trying to attract/keep our young folks…the school system.

    Once we keep all these creative class folks here, chances are they’ll eventually have families. And being part of the educated creative class they are going to seek the best educational environments for their kids.

    Case in point — Many of my friends and colleagues who did stay in Lansing after MSU moved out of the city once they had kids or at least kept their city residence but left through schools of choice.

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