Brandy Johnson

Articles

After Amazon, Michigan needs more students educated beyond high school

February 20, 2018 | Brandy Johnson

Michigan residents need the 21st-Century skills necessary to compete in the global market economy.

Most college-bound students don’t apply to enough schools

January 6, 2015 | Brandy Johnson

In response to a Bridge article on some students who apply to many colleges, Brandy Johnson of MCAN notes that studies show most college-bound students apply to fewer than two schools. For too many students from disadvantaged backgrounds, the application process can be daunting.

To increase ‘college’ attainment, broaden the definition

February 24, 2014 | Brandy Johnson

When a student decides to pursue a professional certificate or associate degree in a technical field after high school, we should celebrate that as a college completion, and not confine the term to those students attending a four-year university.