Amid a graduation gap, Michigan colleges are making a greater effort to help low-income, first generation and other at-risk students earn their college degree.
A bottom-up, low-cost approach to sprucing up and improving public spaces is paying off in several Michigan cities.
With all the emphasis on “return on investment” in early childhood education, let’s not forget that play, and just play, is the real way children build a foundation for the schooling to come.
Foreign-born doctors play a huge role in underserved areas of Michigan, particularly among the state’s rural and urban poor. The president’s immigration policies are causing many to reconsider their future in Michigan.
People who rent homes in Detroit are often at the mercy of unscrupulous or negligent landlords. The city should stiffen inspection laws and help average Detroiters get better information on rental properties.
Bridge is rating Michigan high schools by how well they prepare students for college or career training after they graduate.
The first reason, family income, is something schools can’t control. But other factors, like having counselors to help students navigate the maze of higher education, can produce real dividends.