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It Just Got Easier For Detroit Students To Pay For College

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 03.25.2016 | College

It's been a year of strife for students in Detroit public schools, but on Tuesday, a promise to help kids in the underfunded district was kept. Mayor ...

How A Small Michigan Town Is Sending All Its Kids To College

The Huffington Post | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 08.20.2015 | Impact

Baldwin has never been a place particularly associated with high academic achievement. The small, rural northwestern Michigan town of 1,200 residents ...

Bridging the False Dichotomy Between Poverty and Education Reform

Dan Cardinali | Posted 02.03.2014 | Impact
Dan Cardinali

In Kalamazoo, the silos that separate schools, businesses and civic organizations are coming down as everyone accepts a shared responsibility to prepare young people for a successful, productive life.

Joy Resmovits

Detroit Education Reform: Few Details Emerge On Michigan College Promise

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 08.21.2011 | Education

When Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (R) presented sweeping reforms to Detroit's -- and, eventually, Michigan's -- schools on Monday, he accompanied the new...

Colorado Is the Best State in America

Scott Janssen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Scott Janssen

I saw my fair share of neighbors gardening growing up in Michigan, but I can't say I ever saw them doing it topless, like 52-year-old Catharine Pierce in Boulder, Colorado.