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Detroit students now have the option to attend a four-year college or university tuition-free

Detroit students now have the option to attend a four-year college or university tuition-free

Mayor Mike Duggan and Governor Snyder announced an expansion of the Detroit Promise scholarship

Closing the achievement gap for Birmingham’s black students

Closing the achievement gap for Birmingham’s black students

Families have migrated to the suburbs for generations in search of safer communities and better education, and high-performing districts like Birmingham Public Schools have seen a steady increase of black students as a result. But those students face a white achievement gap that may be holding them back.

What to expect from the new Detroit Public Schools Community District

What to expect from the new Detroit Public Schools Community District

Detroit parents will be sending their kids to the new Detroit Public Schools Community District this fall, buoyed by an optimistic superintendent who teachers seem to trust. What does this Detroit school shake-up mean – and is it a remedy for the city’s public school plight?

Young, Gifted and Black

Young, Gifted and Black

These young, gifted and Black students are the cream of the graduating crop.

Dr. Curtis Ivery offers words of wisdom to Black youth in new book

Dr. Curtis Ivery offers words of wisdom to Black youth in new book

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6 Tips for Maximizing Financial Aid

6 Tips for Maximizing Financial Aid

Follow this advice from local and national experts to get the most financial aid possible for your college-bound son or daughter – or yourself.

What college campus environment is the best fit for you?

What college campus environment is the best fit for you?

10 Keys to College Success

10 Keys to College Success

Local experts weight in on what new college students should do help ensure success and graduation.

7 tips for transitioning to college

7 tips for transitioning to college

For-profit schools advertising quick and easy certificate programs to nontraditional students often have low graduation rates, and the credential it offers might ultimately be considered worthless by future employers. Credits are also less likely to transfer to other schools, leaving students with significant debt and minimal reward. Stay focused on accredited community colleges and four-year schools.

10 Keys to College Success

10 Keys to College Success

Local experts weigh in on what new college students should do to help ensure success and graduation.

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