The Think Tank

Real Problems: Welcome to the Think Tank!

CMPP students lead The Jenkins Center for Public Policy,

A nonpartisan research and educational think tank dedicated to advancing the common good for all Michigan residents by analyzing sound solutions to local, state, national, and global issues and public policy problems. Services provided by the center include:

PSA videos


Research and policy analysis

Policy briefs

Courses of Study (10th grade):

Introduction to Public Policy:

Real world, project based study of local, state and national government, analyzed through through the lens of the latest policy related issues for the City of Ann Arbor, the state of Michigan and the USA.

Multimedia Production:

Students continue to develop and enhance their professional level video production and video editing skills. Students develop critical thinking skills and also learn an array of public relations tools to enhance their ability to read and understand information from a variety of sources.