The Center for Michigan
Bridge Magazine uncovered that up to 50,000 K-12 students in Michigan are being taught by long-term (often uncertified) substitute teachers. You can weigh in and hear experts talk about this troubling trend, and how to fix it.
Meet members of the news team and fellow readers at one of our reader gatherings. We’ll tackle water issues, long-term substitute teachers and football.
Bridge is expanding yet again, seeking an enterprising reporter to help launch the Michigan Business Watch to cover the state’s vibrant business community.
Oosting brings years of experience covering politics and explaining the inner workings of the legislature, governor’s office and state government agencies.
Monica Williams returns to Michigan after years abroad and a distinguished career at The Wall Street Journal, The Boston Globe and other newspapers.
How should Michigan address ongoing water issues, from PFAS to Line 5 to water shut offs? Grab your free ticket to the Center for Michigan’s Citizen Water Summits for your chance to learn about these issues and have your opinion heard by state leaders.
Can't make it to a Citizen Summit or a Community Conversation during our Your Water, Your Voice campaign? Here's how to have your voice heard at any time!
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Bridge seeks a tenacious, savvy reporter to join the four-time Michigan Press Association ‘Newspaper of the Year.’
Following six Michigan families with different political views for a year, “Michigan Divided” exposed our stubbornly wide partisan gap. The film won best topical documentary in the Michigan Emmy contest Saturday.
Michigan’s young students continue to struggle with basic reading proficiency. What would Michigan teachers do differently if they were in charge of state education policy?
Bridge Magazine expands once more to provide high-quality, nonpartisan coverage of the most important issues facing Michigan residents.
Our stories are free, but we need your help. Bridge has no paywall and has very little advertising. We rely on the generosity of readers to support our in-depth journalism. Will you help us during our spring 2019 fundraiser?
Bridge’s urban affairs reporter among 27 global journalists named to the Nieman Foundation Journalism fellowship program at Harvard University.
Staffers won nine first-place awards in the contest that honors great journalism.
Want to ensure your voice is heard in Michigan’s road debate? Come give us a piece of your mind!
Healthcare remains a critical issue for Michigan families and businesses. Bridge seeks an experienced journalist to convey the challenges and policy choices to our growing statewide audience.
Bridge earned 30 Michigan Press Association prizes altogether, including five first-place awards in open-class competition against every newspaper in the state. Among them: MPA's prestigious Public Service Award.
The Center for Michigan heard from 23,000 people across the state in 2018 on what they want from lawmakers, and what they don’t. Now, we’re talking your views to every legislator in Lansing and to the governor’s office.