Michele Corey

Michele Corey is vice president for programs for Michigan’s Children, a public-policy advocacy group.

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Opinion | Children in Michigan are also victimized by opioid abuse

Opinion | Children in Michigan are also victimized by opioid abuse

May 24, 2019 | Michele Corey

Opioid abuse and deaths have a huge impact on children in affected families. Michigan needs to figure out how to help them.

Democracy is not a one-way street. Unhappy? Start talking about it.

Democracy is not a one-way street. Unhappy? Start talking about it.

March 24, 2017 | Michele Corey

Granted, the latest Center for Michigan report on public trust in government is pretty grim. But making it better is a participatory sport.

Vulnerable kids can’t improve reading if their parents can’t help

Vulnerable kids can’t improve reading if their parents can’t help

December 1, 2016 | Michele Corey

A new law that will hold back students who can’t read by third grade is intended to boost early reading skills so that retention is not necessary. For this to work, state must take steps to help low-education parents help their children at home