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Falling Through the Cracks: Graduation and Dropout Rates Among Michigan’s Homeless High School Students
Jennifer Erb-Downward (#5)

Employment and access to good jobs in bad times: The case of Detroit
Michael Evangelist, Lucie Kalousová, Sarah Seelye (#4)

A Snapshot of Homelessness and Housing Instability in Michigan Schools
Jennifer Erb-Downward, Poverty Solutions, Michael Evangelist, U-M School of Social Work (#3)

Insurance Churning
Elizabeth Austic, Center for Healthcare Research & Transformation, Emily Lawton, Center for Healthcare Research & Transformation, Melissa Riba, Center for Healthcare Research & Transformation, Marianne Udow-Phillips, Center for Healthcare Research & Transformation (#2)

The Effects of the Affordable Care Act on Federally Qualified Health Centers in Michigan
Emily Lawton, Center for Healthcare Research & Transformation, Joshua Fangmeier, Center for Healthcare Research & Transformation, Marianne Udow-Phillips, Center for Healthcare Research & Transformation (#1)