Talent & Education

To prosper, Michigan must be a more educated place. Bridge will explore the challenges in education and identify policies and initiatives that address them.


Charters flood top and bottom of Academic State Champs rankings

February 5, 2015 | Ben Freed

Glory and failure abound across Michigan’s charter school landscape, as students flow to and from traditional public schools.

It’s all about family for one State Champ

February 3, 2015 | Ron French

Ashley Community Schools conquers poverty, small enrollment and other rural challenges to become an academic overachiever

‘Why is THAT school an Academic State Champ?’

February 3, 2015 | Ron French

You’ve got questions, we’ve got answers about how Bridge determines district and school rankings

Academic State Champs bumper sticker

February 1, 2015 | Bridge Staff

Get your FREE Academic State Champs bumper sticker! Click here to find out how.

Listing of all State Champs schools in Michigan

February 1, 2015 | Bridge Staff

These elementary, middle and high schools scored within the top 5 percent in Michigan when student income is factored in.