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MCAN responds to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s 2023 State of the State address

Earlier tonight, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer delivered her fifth State of the State address, the first of her second term and the first since the Democratic Party secured majorities in the Michigan House of Representatives and the Michigan Senate.

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MCAN responds to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s 2023 State of the State address

Earlier tonight, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer delivered her fifth State of the State address, the first of her second term and the first since the Democratic Party secured majorities in the Michigan House of Representatives and the Michigan Senate.

MCAN announces $50,000 in grants to 10 Michigan high schools

ASPIRE grants provide funding to assess, improve college-going culture in schools

MCAN announces third cohort of School Counselor Fellows

Program offers advanced training in leadership, advocacy for Michigan school counselors

Blog

Authored by MCAN staff, board members, and partners, our blog shares different perspectives of the college access journey in Michigan. View More

Start Your Year Off Right by Refreshing Your College and Career Toolbox

January is here, and as you’re setting your goals and plans for 2023, we at NCAN think it’s a great time to reaffirm your commitment to college and career readiness.

Journal of College Access Publishes New Issue, Expands Editorial Board

The Journal of College Access had a busy end of 2022. We welcomed seven new members to our editorial board and we published our second issue, adding three more research articles to the college access literature.

Tackling Summer Melt in the Fall

While it’s not even Thanksgiving yet, it’s never too early to think about summer melt. It’s estimated that every year between 10-40% of college-intending students fail to enroll in college the fall after high school graduation.

In the News

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Michigan groups, officials, react to State of the State

National lawmakers, elected officials, and special interest groups all had a lot to say about Whitmer’s speech.

Gretchen Whitmer: Expand Michigan Reconnect program for community college

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer urged lawmakers Wednesday to expand the state’s tuition-free community college program known as Michigan Reconnect by lowering its minimum age from 25 years old to 21.

Bay City Western one of 10 Michigan high schools receiving $5,000 grants

Each school will receive a $5,000 ASPIRE grant, the first stage of MCAN’s High School Innovation Grants program.