Dearborn schools dominate many of the champs lists, as Bridge Magazine recognizes winners at schools from Grand Rapids to Detroit and the Upper Peninsula
Take a bow. Here are the most successful high schools in Michigan at sending graduates to college, broken down into four categories. Did your school make the list?
Use this database to search for your Michigan high school and see how it compares in sending graduates to college to others nearby and of similar economic means.
Here are the 2019 Academic State Champs among upper income schools, those with 25 percent or fewer economically disadvantaged students.
Here are the 2019 Academic State Champs among middle to upper income schools, those with 25 percent to 40 percent economically disadvantaged students.
Here are the 2019 Academic State Champs among lower to middle income schools, those with 40 percent to 55 percent economically disadvantaged students.
Here are the 2019 Academic State Champs among lower income schools, those with more than 55 percent of economically disadvantaged students.
Elected leaders, judges and law enforcement want to learn more about the state’s crowded jails in an era of lower crime rates, in hopes of crafting new laws to reduce the inmate population, cut costs and right wrongs.
In Detroit, hundreds remain jailed even though they’ve never been convicted because they can’t afford bail. A lawsuit takes aim at 36th District Court.
The public has one more round of public meetings to offer its views on updating subjects covered in social studies classes across the state. Check out the schedule for a hearing near you.
Michigan is facing a talent gap – a gap that must be filled by more people with college degrees, says the president of Alma College
It’s been 20 years since two students killed 13 people at Columbine High School. Today, Michigan schools use hockey pucks, hornet spray and gun sensors to train for the unthinkable. Are they ready? And at what cost?
Most Michigan schools visited take active shooter security seriously. Just don’t ask the state what each school is doing – it doesn’t keep track. And the Office of School Safety the Legislature created? It remains unfunded.