Michigan’s poverty rate did not “soar 17%” from 2009 to 2014. (In fact, it was exactly the same.)
Edit 2, 12:30pm 12/5/15: lots of traffic to this post–welcome! You should also check out the comment thread on MarkMaynard.com’s discussion of this post; his readers offer a lot of good thoughts on what good reporting of these data *could* look like, and questions that could be asked. And, to be clear, my point in this post is not… Continue reading
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