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Detroit NAEP scores drop amid national pandemic backslideOctober 24, 2022Ethan Bakuli , Chalkbeat Detroit, Koby Levin, Chalkbeat
Nassar judge: I’m willing to be MSU president to fix sexual assault systemOctober 21, 2022Isabel Lohman, Lauren Gibbons
Michigan court scuttles new election challenger rules. Benson to appealOctober 21, 2022Lauren Gibbons
Michigan’s 1.8M Catholics called on to stop Proposal 3. Will it work?October 21, 2022Yue Stella Yu, Robin Erb
How to watch the Tudor Dixon, Gretchen Whitmer second debate on Oct. 25October 21, 2022Zahra Ahmad
Whitmer: Proposal 3, abortion rights will help Michigan ‘steal’ jobs from OhioOctober 21, 2022Jonathan Oosting
Opinion | Don’t believe the lies. Prop 3 protects women, allows restrictions October 21, 2022Leah Litman
I was given a house – but it already belonged to a Detroit familyOctober 20, 2022Anne Elizabeth Moore
Who will control the Michigan Legislature? This year, Democrats have a shotOctober 20, 2022Lauren Gibbons
Eight candidates vie for two seats on Michigan state Board of EducationOctober 20, 2022Tracie Mauriello, Chalkbeat Detroit
Gretchen Whitmer COVID report card: Lives saved, economy hurt, test scores fallOctober 19, 2022Mike Wilkinson
Where Michigan governor candidates stand on K-12, college educationOctober 19, 2022Isabel Lohman
Watch our Bridge Lunch Break event about inflation’s impact in MichiganOctober 19, 2022Amber DeLind
Frankenmuth kept to its chickens during pandemic. Now, it’s thriving. October 18, 2022Paula Gardner
Michigan warns absentee ballots deluge may delay Nov. 8 election resultsOctober 18, 2022Mike Wilkinson
A Michigan panel created to end gerrymandering is broke. Lawsuit may be next.October 18, 2022Lauren Gibbons
Opinion | Vote as if the health of our world depends on itOctober 18, 2022Larry Junck, Nancy Barbas, Elizabeth (Lisa) DelBuono
Opinion | Proposal 3 is a bad idea for MichiganOctober 17, 2022Erin Mersino, Monica Galloway
Slotkin-Barrett race draws big money, interest with Congress up for grabsOctober 17, 2022Lauren Gibbons
Michigan students made slow progress last year after pandemic disruptionsOctober 17, 2022Tracie Mauriello, Chalkbeat Detroit
Gretchen Whitmer made a lot of promises in 2018. Here’s how she’s doneOctober 17, 2022Jonathan Oosting
Opinion | Michigan schools must improve. That will take reinventionOctober 17, 2022Brian Calley, Punita Dani Thurman
Medicare open enrollment begins in Michigan: What to knowOctober 14, 2022Robin Erb
Two years after Midland dam failures, still no action on safety reformsOctober 14, 2022Kelly House
Amid monarch butterfly crisis, will Michigan rise to the challenge?October 14, 2022Irving Mejia-Hilario
Michigan regulators not ready to expand turkey hunting limits October 14, 2022Irving Mejia-Hilario
Opinion | Book bans are hurting Michigan and must be stoppedOctober 14, 2022Scott Duimstra, Dillon Geshel, Deborah Mikula
Kristina Karamo: Trump favorite. God-fearing single mom. Threat to democracy?October 14, 2022Lauren Gibbons
Michigan governor debate video: Watch five key moments for Whitmer, DixonOctober 14, 2022Bridge Staff
Michigan governor debate: Fact checking Whitmer-Dixon showdownOctober 13, 2022Jonathan Oosting, Lauren Gibbons
Dearborn parents assail LGBTQ books with sexual themes at school hearing October 13, 2022Ron French
Watch Bridge Book Club discussion of ‘What the Eyes Don’t See’October 13, 2022Amber DeLind, Josiah Foster
Michigan governor debate live: Watch Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, Tudor Dixon on Oct. 13, 2022October 13, 2022Bill Emkow
Tutors, teacher retention top Gretchen Whitmer school goals if reelected October 13, 2022Tracie Mauriello, Chalkbeat Detroit
Tudor Dixon embraces parents rights, civics as Michigan education focus October 13, 2022Tracie Mauriello, Chalkbeat Detroit
Opinion | Student debt forgiveness deadline for educators fast approachingOctober 13, 2022Paula Herbart
Social Security increase: 2.2 million in Michigan to get $140 more per monthOctober 13, 2022Zahra Ahmad
See Biden’s student loan forgiveness application formOctober 13, 2022Isabel Lohman
MSU President Samuel Stanley resigns, citing board meddlingOctober 13, 2022Isabel Lohman
Opinion | Stop expanding the damn roads and rethink MI’s transportation futureOctober 13, 2022Robert Goodspeed
Opinion | Gov. Whitmer, it’s time to diversify the Michigan Supreme CourtOctober 13, 2022Nairobi Cratic
Micro-grants and life credits: How Michigan is reducing barriers to collegeOctober 12, 2022Isabel Lohman
Michigan Achievement Scholarship: How to apply and get your college fundsOctober 12, 2022Ron French
Michigan absentee ballots data shows heavy interest in Democratic countiesOctober 12, 2022Mike Wilkinson
Michigan Proposal 2: What’s true, false, unknown about the voting ballot questionOctober 12, 2022Zahra Ahmad
As mask battles fade, Michigan school boards face new culture-war debatesOctober 12, 2022Tracie Mauriello, Koby Levin, Chalkbeat
Wall built to segregate Black Detroiters reclaimed as historic siteOctober 11, 2022Malachi Barrett
Michigan Gov. Whitmer: Defunding police ‘dangerous and foolish’October 11, 2022Jonathan Oosting
Help support Bridge Michigan’s Nov. 8 election coverageOctober 11, 2022John Bebow
After a cancer diagnosis, a family apple orchard owner weighs what’s nextOctober 10, 2022Paula Gardner