Anthony Carnevale on why completing college matters in Michigan

For most workers, having some college education is now the most reliable route to a good job. Eighty-two percent of good jobs in Michigan go to workers with education beyond high school, compared to around 80 percent of good jobs nationally.

Sault and Pickford schools receive grant to expand college access network

Sault Area High School and Pickford Public High School, along with eight other Michigan high schools, received grant money for programs to help students prepare for college.

Opinion: Michigan needs to boost college access for our future

Michigan has a once-in-a-generation chance to use American Rescue Plan Act funds to help adults who come back to finish college and to take aggressive steps to re-engage the “lost classes” of 2020, 2021 and 2022 who delayed or dropped college plans.

Lapeer High School hosts Decision Day to help with ‘next step’

The Lapeer High School counseling department organized the school’s Decision Day. A celebration of all things “next step,” seniors were invited to share their post-grad plans, whatever that plan might be.

What happened when Michigan State dropped SAT and ACT requirements

About 50,600 prospective students submitted applications to attend MSU last fall, the largest number in a single year. MSU is on track to shatter that record again after receiving more than 55,000 applications from students hoping to start next fall.

Michigan GOP, Whitmer push college tuition aid plans. How their plans differ.

As Michigan faces lagging college enrollment and a budget surplus, state leaders this year are proposing to spend more to make higher education more affordable.

Simplifying the FAFSA: MI Groups Have Some Tips

As the U.S. Department of Education works to simplify the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, known as the FAFSA, groups in Michigan have some tips.

The U.S. economy is changing, but will Michigan change with it?

For most workers, having some college education is now the most reliable route to a good job. Eighty-two percent of good jobs in Michigan go to workers with education beyond high school, compared to around 80 percent of good jobs nationally.

Enrollment is plummeting at most Michigan colleges. Why it's rising at MSU

Over the last decade, MSU has seen total enrollment growth of about 1.5%, or 753 students, according to Michigan Association of State Universities enrollment reports.

The Power of State Networks

Ryan Fewins-Bliss of MCAN, Chandra Scott of Alabama Possible, and Laura Winter of the Missouri College and Career Attainment Network discuss the ways their networks build trust, advance postsecondary policy and practice, and improve equitable outcomes.