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.
You could hardly find a purer slice of Pure Michigan than the tip of the Lower Peninsula. But as the wealthy prosper alongside blue bays, those who live here year-round find life tougher to navigate
Some Michigan school districts have top-rated schools, along with some of the worst. If poverty doesn’t explain the gap, what does?
A computer programming error resulted in two Michigan elementary schools being left off the list of 2014 State Champs. The error also slightly changes the individual rankings of some schools.
Prospective teachers deserve a better exam, and something more: the development of the best teacher education possible and improved support in the classroom.
The leaders of the state’s Top 11 high schools in this year’s Academic State Champ rankings offer advice on their success strategies and how to help low-income students achieve.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Education Center Academy is a State Champ by paying close attention to improving teaching practices.
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.
Bridge goes beyond district rankings to gauge the performance of elementary, middle and high schools across the state.
Bridge’s first-ever rankings of elementary, middle and high schools across the state recognizes schools that coax the most potential from students.