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The Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity is edging toward its goal to increase the number of Michigan residents with a post-secondary credential, officials told the Board of Education during a presentation Tuesday.
The Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity, Michigan College Access Network and Global Detroit are partnering to offer $1.5 million in the form of two new grants to boost success at Michigan community colleges and tribal colleges.
The Michigan Community Service Commission announced Wednesday that Michigan has received $15.5 million in AmeriCorps funding to support the work of over 1,100 AmeriCorps members as they tackle some of the state’s toughest challenges.
St. Charles Community Middle/High School was recently named a School of Excellence by ACT’s American College Application Campaign for its commitment to postsecondary student success in Michigan.
Niles High School was one of 97 schools in Michigan to receive part of a $95,438 grant from the Michigan College Access Network.
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Howell and Pinckney high schools received grants from the Michigan College Access Network, which awarded $95,438 in grants to 97 high schools and community-based organizations across Michigan to support local college access activities.
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Schools and organizations used the grants to support a wide variety of efforts, including FAFSA completion events, career and college exposure trips, incentives for completing college-going steps, and decorations or refreshments for College Decision Day.
The Michigan College Access Network (MCAN) announced it has awarded over $95,000 in grant funding to high schools and community organizations across Michigan to support local college access activities.
U.S. Rep. Haley Stevens (D-Waterford Twp.) last week introduced legislation she says will expand financial aid opportunities for students whose parents are still chipping away at their own student debt.
Just a few years ago, Michigan was near the bottom of the list in terms of money spent on financial aid. Now it’s spending millions. With that increase, it’s hard to complain about the details.