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College Affordability: Press Releases

Proposed fiscal year 2025 budget includes significant investments in postsecondary education, financial aid.

Michigan College Access Network is working to inform school counselors, college advisers, and other educational partners after the Office of Federal Student Aid (FSA) updated its guidance on the 2024-25 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The change impacts thousands of Michigan students and families.

Governor announced push for two years of community college at State of the State address

Michigan Higher Education Roundtable offers strategies to improve college attainment, build stronger workforce

Michigan College Access Network and Michigan Association of Secondary School Principals join to offer professional development opportunity for aspiring K-12 principals

Michigan College Access Network (MCAN) has awarded a $10,000 Innovative Program Grant to The Etiquette Series to help fund college readiness programming until August 2024.

Michelle Richard to serve as acting director of newly launched Michigan Department of Lifelong Education, Advancement, and Potential.

MCAN Executive Director Ryan Fewins-Bliss testified in front of the Michigan Senate Committee on Education in support of Senate Bill 463, which would establish FAFSA completion as a high school graduation requirement.

Earlier today, MCAN Deputy Director Jamie Jacobs testified in front of the Michigan Senate Appropriations Committee in support of Senate Bill 350, which would give Michigan’s Promise Zones more flexibility to address students’ financial needs.

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