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Will Michigan Break its Promise to its Young College Students?
Thursday, January 21, 2010 (1152 reads)

As lawmakers prepare to break their promise by eliminating funding for the the Michigan Promise Scholarship, several organizations are helping affected students and their families voice their views to lawmakers.
provides viewers with information about the scholarship, links to newspaper articles, columns and editorials on the matter, and an opportunity to communicate directly with their legislators, legislative leaders and Gov. Granholm.

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Kresge Foundation Backs More College Achievement For Michigan
Thursday, January 07, 2010 (1040 reads)

January 6, 2010/Great Lakes IT Report


Troy's Kresge Foundation Wednesday announced the grant of more than $1 million to the Michigan College Access Network, a nonprofit organization that works to increase college participation and success rates statewide.

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MSU Fellowship To Help Fill Shortage Of Science, Math Teachers
Thursday, January 07, 2010 (995 reads)

January 6, 2010/Great Lakes IT Report


Michigan State University will prepare more educators needed to teach science, technology, engineering and mathematics in Michigan’s urban schools as part of a new statewide fellowship program highlighted today by President Barack Obama. MSU is one of six universities selected to participate in the Woodrow Wilson Michigan Teaching Fellowship.

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