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.


Flint ‘middle college’ puts students on a road to work, college

February 11, 2015 | Nancy Derringer

Blending high-school studies with college sounds like an approach for the gifted, but Mott Middle College High serves all kinds of students, giving them unusual control over their own education.

Champs Part II: Bridge celebrates first-ever rankings of Michigan schools

February 9, 2015 | Mike Wilkinson

Bridge goes beyond district rankings to gauge the performance of elementary, middle and high schools across the state.

New today! School-level database: Is your school an Academic State Champ

February 9, 2015 | Bridge Staff

Bridge’s first-ever rankings of elementary, middle and high schools across the state recognizes schools that coax the most potential from students.

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.